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Article Archive for Year 2010

Freedom of Tongue
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010  |  One Comment
Freedom of Tongue

Since the Chinese occupation of Tibet, the Communist Party’s outlook towards Tibetan language and religion has been of extreme suspicion and fear. Tibetan people’s way of life and their outlook towards the world is inextricably linked with Buddhism, which in turn is firmly linked with Tibetan language. This shared culture bind Tibetans into a unified entity giving them a sense of national identity.

The Final Throes of Death
Dhondup Tashi Rekjong  |  Monday, Nov 8, 2010  |  No Comment

By Yangkyab Gyal
(Translated by Dhondup Tashi Rekjong)
We had made meat momo and vegetable momo. The sun had almost set. As usual, it took a few hours to make the momos, but it can’t be …

Politics of the Prize
Palden Gyal  |  Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010  |  No Comment
Politics of the Prize

When the Nobel Committee declared that the Nobel Peace Prize 2010 to be awarded to Liu Xiaobo “for his non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China“, it sent a wave of exhilaration across the globe …

Lhasa Public Security Summon Woeser
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010  |  3 Comments
Lhasa Public Security Summon Woeser

Urgent Blogpost by Woeser; Lhasa Public Security Bureau Summon Her
High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an urgent blogpost by Woeser describing how she was summoned on the phone by the Lhasa Public Security Bureau. The …

Acceptance Speech by Tsering Woeser
International Women's Media Foundation Courage in Journalism Award, 2010
Tsering Woeser  |  Thursday, Oct 28, 2010  |  No Comment
Acceptance Speech by Tsering Woeser

Ladies and Gentlemen:
My heartfelt thanks to the International Women’s Media Foundation for its Courage in Journalism Award.  Since the Chinese government will not give me a passport, I am unable to come and accept this …

Tsering Woeser  |  Thursday, Oct 28, 2010  |  No Comment


An Appeal by 27 Tibetan Writers to Tsongon Provincial Gov. and its Education Department
Shingza Rinpoche  |  Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010  |  No Comment

According to Article 10 of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Regional National Autonomy — “The organs of self-government of national autonomous areas shall guarantee the freedom of the nationalities in these …

Shingza Rinpoche  |  Sunday, Oct 24, 2010  |  No Comment


Investigating Lobsang Sangay’s “Obama of China” Statement
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Saturday, Oct 23, 2010  |  No Comment
Investigating Lobsang Sangay’s “Obama of China” Statement

Thanks to Lobsang Sangay la and Jamyang Norbu la, the Kalon Tripa race has its first Sarah Palin incident.  Palin, of course, is the defeated 2008 U.S. vice presidential candidate who supposedly said she had …

China’s marks 60th anniversary of invading eastern Tibet
Web Chowkidar  |  Friday, Oct 22, 2010  |  No Comment

(, Oct20, 2010)  China on Oct 19 marked the 60th anniversary of its annexation of Chamdo, the capital of eastern Tibet, with among other things, an exhibition visited by about 1000 people …