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Fractured and divided societies can not win
Vijay Kranti  |  Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012  |  No Comment
Fractured and divided societies can not win

Text of Acceptance Speech on being honoured with the “Tibetan College Students’ Award”. This award was presented to today (26th Dec. 2012) by the Tibetan Prime Minister Dr. Lobsang Sangay during the inaugural function of …

Can Some Good Come From the RFA Controversy?
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Monday, Dec 10, 2012  |  One Comment
Can Some Good Come From the RFA Controversy?

Watching the Radio Free Asia (RFA) controversy unfold has been a painful process, not the least because it threatens to overshadow the tragedy inside Tibet and complicate support for Tibet in the US Congress. …

An Appeal to Vice-President Xi Jinping from the International Tibetan Studies Community
Elliot Sperling  |  Friday, Dec 7, 2012  |  No Comment

In light of  the tragic events currently taking place in Tibet, scholars holding institutional academic positions and working all over the world in the field of Tibetan Studies wish to express their  concern through this petition, which …

Protect Kundun — Free RFA
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012  |  6 Comments
Protect Kundun — Free RFA

When I was researching my “Free Radio Free Asia!” piece I came across more information than I could fit into the article. I also came across material which was troubling, and which I could not …

Reinstate Jigme Ngabo with full honors
Tsewang Norbu  |  Saturday, Dec 1, 2012  |  No Comment

Although I view myself a political person but I often prefer to refrain myself from indulging in heated and emotional debates like this. But the current debate on and the way Jigme Ngabo was seemingly …

CTA joins “Free RFA” debate
Jamyang Norbu  |  Friday, Nov 30, 2012  |  One Comment

I would like to thank the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) for joining the discussion (thru facebook) on my blog regarding the dismissal of Jigme Ngabo from RFA. This is a tremendous improvement on the policy …

Free Radio Free Asia!
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012  |  4 Comments
Free Radio Free Asia!

In my last post I mentioned an instance of how Communist China was flexing its economic muscle to disseminate its propaganda in the USA, essentially through paying for pages of the China Daily to be …

Rohrabacher Warns: Tibetan Political Interference in Radio Free Asia Not Acceptable, Erodes Congressional Support
Press Release
Web Chowkidar  |  Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012  |  One Comment
Rohrabacher Warns: Tibetan Political Interference in Radio Free Asia Not Acceptable, Erodes Congressional Support

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2012
Contact: Tara Setmayer
202-225-2415
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) sent a letter to Lobsang Sangay, the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-In-Exile to express outrage that he and other …

Rohrabacher Concerned about Censorship in Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia
Press Release
Web Chowkidar  |  Saturday, Nov 17, 2012  |  No Comment
Rohrabacher Concerned about Censorship in Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2012
Contact: Tara Setmayer
202-225-2415
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) wrote to Radio Free Asia President Libby Liu yesterday inquiring about the abrupt dismissal of long time Tibet Service Director, Jigme Ngapo. …

Self-immolations in Tibet: who is to blame for the stalemate?
Christophe Besuchet  |  Monday, Nov 12, 2012  |  6 Comments
Self-immolations in Tibet: who is to blame for the stalemate?

Although the number of self-immolations is rising at an exponential and very disturbing rate in Tibet, the crisis is gradually reaching a stalemate. With no change in the horizon and less attention being paid by …