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Article Archive for Year 2010

What Good It Does: A Response to A. Tom Grunfeld on the Obama – Dalai Lama Meeting
Josh Schrei  |  Saturday, Feb 27, 2010  |  No Comment

Like an aging quasi-rock star who can’t help repeatedly playing that one hit that made him famous all those years ago, A. Tom Grunfeld always manages to revert to his perceived trump card on the …

Opinion: Tibetans make Gandhi proud
Tendor  |  Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010  |  No Comment

They might not be out marching on the streets, but Tibetans are quietly — and steadily — fighting for their rights.

I am Tibetan
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Feb 8, 2010  |  No Comment
I am Tibetan

Take a moment to watch this inspiring video from Amdo, Eastern Tibet, where Tibetans, young and old, declare the myriad ways they are Tibetan. Watch also this version subtitled in English by High Peaks …

Dipping a donkey-ear in butter-tea
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jan 30, 2010  |  No Comment
Dipping a donkey-ear in butter-tea

(Most Tibetans, it seems, want to celebrate Losar this year. I agree that a modest observance of our most important cultural holiday would not come amiss right now, no matter how grim our current situation …

Tibetan Writers Participate in Asia’s Biggest Literary Festival
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Jan 25, 2010  |  No Comment
Tibetan Writers Participate in Asia’s Biggest Literary Festival

Dharamshala [Tibet.net]: The issue of Tibet was featured as one of the theme at Asia’s biggest literary festival being held at Jaipur in western India from 21 -25 January.
Over 200 writers from 30 countries have …

ABC Covers Chinese Cyber Attack on Tibetan Student
Students for a Free Tibet  |  Sunday, Jan 24, 2010  |  No Comment
ABC Covers Chinese Cyber Attack on Tibetan Student

A twenty-year old Standfort student is now one of the victims of the sophisticated attack on Google and others.

Tenzin Sonam and Ritu Sarin’s Latest Film
Kunleng invites Tenzing Sonam to discuss his latest documentary The Sun Behind the clouds — Tibet's struggle for Freedom
Web Chowkidar  |  Sunday, Jan 24, 2010  |  No Comment
Tenzin Sonam and Ritu Sarin’s Latest Film

Kunleng invites Tenzing Sonam to discuss his latest documentary The Sun Behind the clouds — Tibet’s struggle for Freedom. For more news and discussion, please visit voatibetan.com or kunleng.wordpress.com.
The full interview on Kunleng:
Part 2 [10'29''] …

Struggle, Struggle
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Sunday, Jan 17, 2010  |  No Comment
Struggle, Struggle

Review of Free Tibet by Pramod Wadnerkar
Published by Step by Step Publisher, New Delhi
Pages 399
Tibet has always enchanted travellers, writers, soul seekers, missionaries and adventurers since the ancient times. As a result a large number …

The War Over Words: Why Google’s New Approach to China Should Be the Only Approach
Josh Schrei  |  Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010  |  No Comment

Yesterday, Google announced formally what many of us in the human rights world told them four years ago would happen if they stepped into the ring with the Chinese government.
It appears that our friends in …

Tibet’s Last Stand?
A book review
Jeff Bowe  |  Tuesday, Jan 5, 2010  |  No Comment
Tibet’s Last Stand?

Tibet‘s Last Stand? The Tibetan Uprising of 2008 and China‘s Response
Author: Warren W.Smith Jr
299 pages
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Year: 2010
Despite heightened international awareness of the situation inside Chinese occupied Tibet; the injustice, human rights atrocities, censorship …