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Article Archive for October 2013

The Sad Painful Joke of Tibetan Democracy
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Oct 31, 2013  |  No Comment
The Sad Painful Joke of Tibetan Democracy

When Bhutan set out on its democracy experiment in 2008, I must admit to a little skepticism. I thought the Dragon Kingdom would follow in the footsteps of Nepal’s Panchayat democracy (initiated by King …

Genocide Ruling Vindicates Tibet’s Suffering, Offers No Relief
Maura Moynihan  |  Thursday, Oct 17, 2013  |  No Comment
Genocide Ruling Vindicates Tibet’s Suffering, Offers No Relief

On Oct. 9, 2013, Spain’s highest criminal court indicted Hu Jintao, former paramount leader of the People’s Republic of China, for committing genocide in Tibet. The ruling brought vindication for the Tibetan plaintiffs who filed …

I Solemnly Swear by the Flag of Tibet
Tenpa Gashi  |  Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013  |  One Comment
I Solemnly Swear by the Flag of Tibet

I solemnly swear, by the flag of Tibet, that I will remain faithful to its colors and until they take this life away from me or until all my karmic merits have been exhausted, I …

‘I will carry the sky’
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Friday, Oct 4, 2013  |  No Comment
‘I will carry the sky’

Review of A Home in Tibet by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
Published by Penguin India. Price: Rs.499
‘I come from there and I have memories / I have a mother /And a house with many windows…’ writes one …