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Article Archive for Year 1993

Broken Images
Cultural Questions Facing Tibetans Today [1]
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Nov 30, 1993  |  No Comment

Some years ago I attended a conference on Tibet at the School of Oriental and African Studies, in London, where the eminent Norwegian Tibetologist Professor Per Kvaerne presented, through slides, examples of socialist realism in …

Songs of Independence
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Mar 10, 1993  |  No Comment

Tibetans have traditionally expressed political dissent and criticism through song and verse. Totalitarian control of Tibetan society and even individual minds, has put a halt to this vehicle of witty free expression — though not …

From Tibet the Cry is “Rangzen!”
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Mar 10, 1993  |  No Comment

The word “Rangzen” (independence) is the most constant and powerful refrain in nearly all protest documents that have come out from Tibet in the last few years, whether it be lengthy petitions to the United …