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Article Archive for Year 2008

2008: Tremor on the Roof of the World
Mathieu Vernerey  |  Tuesday, Apr 1, 2008  |  No Comment

The repression of the recent demonstrations in Tibet has shocked international public opinion. Thousands of Tibetans took to the streets, first in Lhasa, then in other towns, waving the Tibetan national flag and chanting slogans …

“Flip” That Problem
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Mar 31, 2008  |  No Comment
“Flip” That Problem

A major frustration during the entire course of events in Tibet has been the insufficiency of images, especially video for the news networks and 24-hour cable channels to chew on. We did luck out with …

Something Darker Rising
Josh Schrei  |  Wednesday, Mar 26, 2008  |  No Comment

China’s Brand of State-Censored Totalitarian Nationalism should have us deeply concerned
“The masses take a long time to understand and remember, thus it is necessary to repeat the message time and time and time again. The …

The Fierce Urgency of Now
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Mar 24, 2008  |  No Comment

I’m sick as a dog. I just got back from a Tibetan Youth Association gathering in Switzerland. I have a massive cold. I’m bunged up with constipation, and jet lag is sitting on my eyelids. …

The Occupier’s Burden
Josh Schrei  |  Friday, Mar 21, 2008  |  No Comment

Over the last 19 years since the last significant pro-independence protests in Tibet, the Chinese government has weathered a growing Tibet movement active, for the most part until this week, outside of the country’s borders. …

Let the Glass House Fall
Josh Schrei  |  Thursday, Mar 20, 2008  |  No Comment

“When any government… undertakes to say to its subjects, ‘This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know,’ the end result is tyranny and oppression. Mighty little force …

A Discourse on the Future of Tibet
Wangchuk D. Shakabpa  |  Monday, Mar 10, 2008  |  One Comment

Originally published on U.S. Tibet Committee website.
On March 10, Tibetans everywhere commemorate the general uprising in 1959 against the Chinese occupation of their country. I imagine that even the Tibetans in Tibet will also secretly …

Future of the Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Democracy
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Feb 4, 2008  |  No Comment

Originally published on Phayul, Monday, February 4, 2008
Dharamsala, February 4: A seminar on “The Future of Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Democracy” is to be held on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at Tibet House, 22 W …