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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 …

Further Musings on the Upcoming Elections
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010  |  No Comment

Readers must forgive me for nit picking, but the term “kalon-tripa”, literally “the enthroned minister” bothers me. It doesn’t exactly sit well (no pun intended) in a democratic system. Thrones might be okay, these day, …

Lobsang Sangay La’s Response
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010  |  No Comment

A week ago Lobsang Sangay la called me on the telephone and expressed his objection to my piece which in large part dealt with his candidacy. Lobsang la told me that he did not remember …

Some Thoughts on the Upcoming Kalon Tripa Elections
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Oct 10, 2010  |  3 Comments

I have received some mild censure of late from friends and readers for my lack of enthusiasm for the upcoming kalon-tripa election. I did  explain my position earlier in a number of my …