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The Unsettling Resettlement of Bhutan’s Refugees

As resettlement of refugees from Bhutan gains momentum and the UK becomes the eighth country to take them in, leaders in exile wonder if repatriation is now a lost cause, Deepak Adhikari writes for ISN Security Watch. Swanky and snow-white buses emblazoned with blue IOM (International Organization for Migration) ferry a group of people who […]

Published on Sep 07 2010 // Commentary

UML Khanal says to support democratic struggle

Chairman of CPN-UML, Jhala Nath Khanal, on Wednesday opined that exiled Bhutanese should try to fight for their repatriation and democracy through peaceful means. He also said that Nepali people would always be ready to support such activities. “UML has always been supporting democratic struggle in Bhutan and would remain so in the upcoming days,” […]

Published on Sep 01 2010 // Main News

Dorji asked to lead democratic struggle

President of Druk National Congress (DNC), RK Dorji, who is in Nepal after his extradition case was rejected by Delhi High Court, has been asked to lead the democratic struggle of exiled Bhutanese by Bhutan People’s Party (BPP), Bhutan National Democratic Party (BNDP) and Bhutanese Movement Steering Committee (BMSC).  Top brass of these parties and […]

Published on Aug 26 2010 // Main News

Dorji confers with Nepali PM

President of Druk National Congress (DNC), Rongthong Kunley Dorji, Tuesday conferred with the Nepalese Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal and asked for support in Bhutan’s democratic struggle. Dorji, who reached Nepal after the rejection of his extradition case to Bhutan by Delhi High Court in April this year, updated PM Nepal about ongoing political changes […]

Published on Aug 10 2010 // Main News

Rongthong freed for travel

December 27, 2009: The Delhi High Court has issued verdict in favor of allowing Rongthong Kunley Dorji to travel anywhere on December 21. The court had earlier issued a stay order on the extradition proceedings in the District Court against Rongthong Kunley Dorji on December 10. The verdict was given by Divisional Bench comprising of […]

Published on Dec 28 2009 // Main News

DNC demands accelerated democratic reforms

Over a year and a half has gone by since Bhutan became “democratic”, but there is little to evidence Bhutan’s democratic credentials, and a lot is still left wanting, Druk National Congress said

Published on Jul 07 2009 // Main News

Rongthong Clarifies some NRB doubts

NRB was a proposal put forth for discussion. In course, we received hundreds of comments and suggestions in online as well as in email. Some sent their verbal messages. The debate is going on. We sought few other parties and organization about their position but we are yet to get their response. To answer few […]

Published on Jun 29 2009 // NRB

A journalist in hunger strike

Shantiram Acharya, former reporter with The Bhutan Reporter, published by Association of Press Freedom Activists Bhutan in exile, has started hunger strike in Chemgang central jail from Monday

Published on Mar 09 2009 // Main News