Lady Gaga Has Been Banned From China for Talking About Love With the Dalai Lama

Her actions have added her to a long list of celebrities that have been blacklisted for meeting with the spiritual leader.

At Least One Religious Leader Is OK With Gay Marriage

"If two people — a couple — really feel that way is more practical, more sort of satisfaction, both sides fully agree, then okay."
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India and China Border Dispute: Will Their Meeting Resolve Anything?

The failure to clearly demarcate a precise border will prevent any hopes of thawing the relationship between the South Asian neighbors.
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Human Rights Day 2012: 8 Characteristics of the Most Repressive States

Key traits of the most repressive human rights states in 2012.
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4 Most Important Civil Rights Leaders of Today

In honor of Nelson Mandela, here are four other Nobel-winning activists who are still alive today, and the accomplishments they’ve made for peace and equality worldwide.
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July 4 Around the World: 8 Occupied Nations Who Still Cannot Celebrate Their Independence

Palestine, Quebec and Scotland -- these nations have different connotations of what independence day means.

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India's Successful Nuclear Missile Launch Escalates Tensions With China

The successful launch of India's long-range, nuclear-capable missile, highlights the deep-rooted and growing tensions between India and China.
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Tibetan Monk Self-Immolation Sparks Violent Chinese Crackdown on Tibet

Chinese oppression of Tibetan religion and culture has recently elicited violent forms of self-expression and erupted into mass protests that have resulted in a harsh crackdown.
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China-India Relations Marked by Political Conflict, Economic Partnership

History has shown that Sino-India relations have be fraught with border disputes and diplomatic tensions. But recently, the two are beginning to work together.
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Smothering the Flames of Revolution in Tibet

Tibetans' protest for freedom is admirable, but will never gain the attention or critical mass it needs with its pointed message.