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Lhakar: Tibetan Grassroots Movement
NickGulotta  |  Saturday, Sep 24, 2011  |  One Comment
Lhakar: Tibetan Grassroots Movement

We are happy to announce the launch of this 3-min video inspired by Lhakar, a homegrown Tibetan campaign that is mobilizing thousands of Tibetans around the idea of protecting our identity by practicing it. Through …

Some Truths about the Tibetan Government’s rebranding
Deconstructing official fallacies and disingenuous arguments
Christophe Besuchet  |  Friday, Aug 26, 2011  |  8 Comments
Some Truths about the Tibetan Government’s rebranding

Considering the strong resentment expressed by Tibetans toward the rebranding of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile as the “Tibetan People’s Organization”, it is surprising that this decision has not been further challenged. This is particularly remarkable if …

Largest Tibetan NGO meeting reconnects to historic Independent TIbet
Tibetan Youth Congress  |  Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011  |  No Comment
Largest Tibetan NGO meeting reconnects to historic Independent TIbet

Darjeeling 23 August 2011: Approximately 115 members of Tibetan Youth Congress met in Darjeeling yesterday to convene a four-day Working Committee Meeting which will be followed by a one-day training programme. Attending delegates represent 39 …

International youth gathering calls for Tibet’s independence
Phayul's Editor  |  Sunday, Aug 7, 2011  |  No Comment
International youth gathering calls for Tibet’s independence

An international gathering of over a thousand youth delegates from more than 50 countries passed a unanimous decision calling for Tibet’s independence and condemned the illegal occupation of Tibet.
International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), a …

Xi is No Different
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011  |  One Comment
Xi is No Different

In his speech at the 60th anniversary of Tibet’s ‘liberation’, Xi Jinping said, “We should fight against separatist activities by the Dalai group, rely on cadres and people of all ethnic groups … and completely …

International Rangzen meet in Europe
Tibetan Youth Congress  |  Monday, Jul 25, 2011  |  No Comment
International Rangzen meet in Europe

The Tibetan Youth Congress concluded its two-day preliminary meeting of the European leg of Rangzen conference in Zurich yesterday.  An exclusive group of 18 delegates representing four countries in Europe included Switzerland, France, Belgium, Germany …

Three of My Life
Topden Tsering  |  Sunday, Jul 24, 2011  |  One Comment
Three of My Life
Troubling T-Shirts in Holy Times: the Impropriety of Being Political
Topden Tsering  |  Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011  |  2 Comments

If you thought it’s only in China-occupied Tibet that perils can be brought upon your head for asserting your Tibetanness, think again!
Last week, at the Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra transmission venue in Washington D.C., Kalden Lodoe, …

The Tibetan Movement Pulls the Plug on Itself: Advantage China
Elliot Sperling  |  Monday, Jul 18, 2011  |  One Comment
The Tibetan Movement Pulls the Plug on Itself: Advantage China

I have received several requests over the last few weeks to post the article I wrote for the July issue of Jane’s Intelligence Review on the recent changes in Dharamsala. Since that article was edited down somewhat I decided …

Ending to Begin (Part I)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jul 16, 2011  |  2 Comments
Ending to Begin (Part I)

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate …