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Tibetan Warriors
Tenpa Gashi  |  Saturday, Aug 21, 2010  |  No Comment

When they put me in shackles
On the cold concrete floor
And they tie my feet
And leave me to hang
I will not fear
I will not fear

The Search
Some Thoughts on Pema Tseden’s new film
Tenzing Sonam  |  Tuesday, Aug 17, 2010  |  2 Comments
The Search

Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden’s new film is a thought-provoking, cinematic look at the changing face of modern Tibet.
As a Tibetan filmmaker working in China, Pema Tseden has to tread a very fine line. Whether he …

SFT honors Tibetan heroes including Shogdung and Runggye Adak
Students for a Free Tibet  |  Monday, Aug 16, 2010  |  No Comment
SFT honors Tibetan heroes including Shogdung and Runggye Adak

SFT honored “Tibetan heroes” on August 15th, 2010, at our annual event in New York City. Tagyal (Shogdung), Runggye Adak, Norzin Wangmo and Yeshi Choedon were among those honored with the “Lhakar Award”, which draws …

Rangzen Award honored to Lhasang Tsering
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Aug 12, 2010  |  2 Comments
Rangzen Award honored to Lhasang Tsering

The Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest non-governmental organisation in the exile Tibetan community, held its 14th General Body Meeting this year on August 2nd at Dharamshala.
This year’s TYC Rangzen Award was a special one to …

Banned Lyrics, Reactionary Songs
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Monday, Jul 26, 2010  |  One Comment
Banned Lyrics, Reactionary Songs

Ever since the People’s Liberation Army first marched into Tibet in 1949-1950, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has used propaganda to legitimize its occupation of Tibet and educate the masses on the virtues of its version of socialism.

Seven Deadly Misrepresentations
Tenpa Gashi  |  Monday, Jul 19, 2010  |  5 Comments

Well, lets get down to it, shall we?
1) Rangzen advocates and the rangzen movement is the cause of the division within the Tibetan society
That is a huge misconception and unfortunately a common mistake. First of …

Football, Robben Island & The Relativism of Political Cruelty
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Jul 19, 2010  |  No Comment
Football, Robben Island & The Relativism of Political Cruelty

Well, the World Cup’s over and the teams and visitors have all gone home, but the afterglow of achievement hasn’t entirely faded for South Africans. The people of this struggling “rainbow nation”, especially …

Rangzen Memorandum presented to the Indian Foreign Secretary
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Jul 12, 2010  |  No Comment
Rangzen Memorandum presented to the Indian Foreign Secretary

A group of young Tibetan artists, intellectuals, writers, translators and activists living in Dharamshala submitted on Saturday July 10th, 2010, a memorandum to the Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao during her visit to the Tibetan …

Funeral Games
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jul 10, 2010  |  No Comment
Funeral Games

Yesterday was the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. That and all the recent news from North Korea, especially the rumour that “dear leader” (Kim Jong-Il) was seriously ill, brought back memories …

Missing the Big Picture?
A Comment on Lobsang Sangay's "Kalon Tripa Election Reform"
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010  |  No Comment
Missing the Big Picture?

As the 2011 Kalon Tripa election nears, Tibetans need to seriously evaluate the candidates so that their decision is well-informed. As the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review, we have not committed to supporting …