archives

blogs

Enjoy a large variety of incisive and original opinions and analysis on Tibet’s political affairs, society, culture and arts.

book & film reviews

Original reviews of books, magazines, films and music relevant to Tibet’s struggle for independence.

cinema ’59

Discuss and organize screenings of films of freedom struggle and national liberation, and propose specific titles that inspire you.

news & events

Find out about past and forthcoming events, demonstrations, actions and conferences around the world.

videos & photos

Check the latest videos from a number of sharing websites and photos collections on Tibet’s struggle for independence.

Home » Archive by Month

Article Archive for April 2014

China on the Edge
Gordon G. Chang  |  Friday, Apr 18, 2014  |  No Comment
China on the Edge

There is something very wrong in China at the moment. China, I believe, has just passed an inflection point. Until recently, everything was going its way. Now, however, it seems all its problems are catching …

The day I met Rinpoche
Dhondup Tashi Rekjong  |  Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014  |  No Comment
The day I met Rinpoche

I was at Aku Dawa’s place that morning. Aku Dawa and I were from the same village in Tibet. His small apartment in Dharamsala had two metal beds, a table where he kept all his …

Lobsang Sangay: The Facts
Maura Moynihan  |  Friday, Apr 11, 2014  |  No Comment
Lobsang Sangay: The Facts

In an interview with The Diplomat on April 4, 2014, Tibetan exile Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay dismissed concerns about his alarmingly pro-Beijing stance as “baseless.” Yet Sangay continues to avoid addressing the simple facts, which …

Tibet Independence Flames Burn Agonisingly Bright
Analysis
Subhash Kapila  |  Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014  |  No Comment
Tibet Independence Flames Burn Agonisingly Bright

Tibet independence flames continue to burn agonisingly bright with the unending stream of searing self-immolations in Tibet protesting the continued Chinese occupation of Tibet and demanding restoration of a “Free Tibet” and return of The …

Lobsang Sangay: Chinese National?
Maura Moynihan  |  Monday, Apr 7, 2014  |  No Comment
Lobsang Sangay: Chinese National?

When Steven Spielberg recently announced that he is shifting his film production to a spanking new 2.5 billion dollar facility in Shanghai, one wondered if the director of Schindler’s List was briefed about the millions …

The Arrogance of Treason
Phuntsok Wangyal & his admiration society-in-exile
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Apr 5, 2014  |  No Comment
The Arrogance of Treason

The Buddha and Christ both spoke of the virtue of turning the other cheek when wronged, but no one has suggested, to date, that if violently sodomized it would be the correct thing (excuse me) …

An Alternate Tribute to Bapa Phuntsog Wangyal — A Slave Mindset
Vijay Kranti  |  Thursday, Apr 3, 2014  |  One Comment
An Alternate Tribute to Bapa Phuntsog Wangyal — A Slave Mindset

I am an ardent admirer of the typical Tibetan tendency of kindness in day to day situations. Be it a common Tibetan’s compassionate attitude towards a street dog or liberal cash alms even to an …