The Case for a United Independent Tibet
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Aug 8, 2013  |  No Comment

On the surface of it the official Middle Way Approach (MWA) theory that even if Tibet were to become independent most of Kham and all of Amdo would somehow inevitably be excluded from this wonderful development, might seem just pseudo-historical speculation of a particularly simple-minded kind.

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A Mind-boggling Statement

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Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
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PenpaTsering

Yesterday, 26 August 2015, Penpa Tsering, honorable speaker of the Tibetan parliament, gave a speech to the monks of Sera monastery, Bylakuppe, South India. There was nothing new in his speech, as he reiterated the same old narratives. However he said something that struck great fear and anxiety in my heart. It shocked the audience, as the monks looked at the speaker in disbelief. The monks wondered if they heard the speaker correctly, when he said, “I am not debating someone who criticizes His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Gyuto monastery has announced that it is not going to allow people, who criticize His Holiness, to address its monks. This is absolutely right. I applaud it. Indeed I cannot live with such people.” Read the full story »

Poem from an anonymous Khampa
Anonymous  |  Aug 15, 2015  |  No Comment
Poem from an anonymous Khampa

The following poem was anonymously published in Tibetan on WeChat, after Lukar Jam announced his candidacy.
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Devourer of your father’s flesh
Devourer of your father’s flesh
Ye, devourer of your father’s flesh
The fight between you and …

To the Editors of The Washington Times
Maura Moynihan  |  Aug 6, 2015  |  No Comment
To the Editors of The Washington Times

In response to my op-ed “Tibet and China at the same Washington Lobbyist” published July 10, 2015, Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang, Office of Tibet representative, has written to The Washington Times on August 3, 2015, claiming …

Why I am standing for Sikyong 2016
Press Statement
Lukar Jam  |  Aug 3, 2015  |  No Comment
Why I am standing for Sikyong 2016

PRESS STATEMENT
The glorious history of Tibetan empire had sustained and nurtured the Tibetan people. During the height of its power, the Tibetan empire extended nearly the half of Asia – from the then Chinese capital …

Tibet & China at the same Washington lobbyist
Maura Moynihan  |  Jul 10, 2015  |  No Comment
Tibet & China at the same Washington lobbyist

Americans are reeling from the alarming disclosure of a massive theft of US government data, linked to Chinese government cyber warriors. China is hardly contrite; plans to honor President Xi Jingping at a White House …

Mission failure at the International Campaign for Tibet
Raising money alone won’t help free the oppressed nation
Maura Moynihan  |  Jun 10, 2015  |  No Comment
Mission failure at the International Campaign for Tibet

As Chinese battleships advance in the South China Sea, breaking news that 147 people in Tibet have now set their bodies on fire to protest the Chinese Communist occupation of their homeland adds to fearful …

Maoist tragedy in the quake-hit Himalayas
Maura Moynihan  |  May 31, 2015  |  No Comment
Maoist tragedy in the quake-hit Himalayas

 

India’s permanent representative to the United Nations Asoke Kumar Mukerji has led a UN effort to raise USD 423 million to assist Nepal as powerful earthquakes continue to strike the fragile Himalayan nation. India’s Operation …

Seven Reasons why the Dalai Lama should not visit China
Vijay Kranti  |  Mar 30, 2015  |  No Comment
Seven Reasons why the Dalai Lama should not visit China

 

At a time when Dharamsala and Tibet appear to be at a very vulnerable position vis-a-vis Beijing, it will be imperative for the Dalai Lama as well as his advisers, to seriously measure the pros …

A speech for the release of “Trails of the Tibetan Tradition: Papers for Elliot Sperling”
Roberto Vitali  |  Mar 3, 2015  |  No Comment
A speech for the release of “Trails of the Tibetan Tradition: Papers for Elliot Sperling”

Dharamshala, February 23rd 2015
It is a special occasion for me to be here with two very good friends of mine: with Elliot Sperling to whom the volume Trails of the Tibetan Tradition we are releasing …

Anonymity in Question: Reflections on Self-Censorship
Katia Buffetrille  |  Feb 6, 2015  |  No Comment
Anonymity in Question: Reflections on Self-Censorship

In a recent article, Perry Link explained how several of his colleagues censor themselves for fear of being blacklisted in China, as he himself was. This shows how the intimidation policy applied by the Chinese …

My Tibet Manifesto
Maura Moynihan  |  Nov 29, 2014  |  No Comment
My Tibet Manifesto

Joe Hamilton wrote a moving piece about how he discovered Tibet, and taking Phuntsok Nyidron the Tibetan political prisoner, to visit Dachau, the Nazi concentration camp built in 1933, the year Hitler came to power …