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Articles by Mathieu Vernerey


Mathieu Vernerey is the former editor of the French-review Alternative tibétaine (Tibetan Alternative) and participates to the Rangzen Alliance. As a journalist, he also works with the review Le Monde diplomatique and the magazine Diplomatie.

The “Penpa Tsering Affair”, chronicle of a predicted shipwreck
Monday, Feb 5, 2018 – 11:17 pm | No Comment
The “Penpa Tsering Affair”, chronicle of a predicted shipwreck

At the heart of the “Penpa Tsering Affair”, the supporters of the one who presents himself today as “victim” denounce “injustice” and want to believe in the opportunity of a “democratic protest”. But what looms …

Three interviews about recognition of the Tibetan Governement in Exile
Friday, Feb 6, 2009 – 9:16 am | No Comment

Interviews of Thomas Mann, Samdhong Rinpoche and Lhasang Tsering.
The Preamble
The following interviews have been published in July 2005, in “Diplomatie”, a French magazine devoted to international and diplomatic issues. They have not been published yet …

Special Meeting: a new Middle Way based on Rangzen
Monday, Nov 17, 2008 – 9:15 am | No Comment

The perspective of the Special Meeting (17-22 November, 2008) seems to create as many inspirations as fears within the Tibetan community. Many sincerely fear that the discussions come into a confrontation Rangzen (independence) vs. Middle …

2008: Tremor on the Roof of the World
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2008 – 9:13 am | No Comment

The repression of the recent demonstrations in Tibet has shocked international public opinion. Thousands of Tibetans took to the streets, first in Lhasa, then in other towns, waving the Tibetan national flag and chanting slogans …

The Challenge of Rangzen
Thursday, Dec 27, 2007 – 9:11 am | No Comment

(Editorial, Alternative Tibetaine n°2, 2007)
In “Rangzen Charter” (1999), Jamyang Norbu spoke about the “first step” of a pro-independence movement: “Before any effective discussion on strategy or organisation for the Freedom Struggle can take place it …

Three Tibetan MPs interviewed about democratic process in exile
Monday, Dec 24, 2007 – 9:05 am | No Comment

Interviews of Karma Yeshi, Karma Choephel and Penpa Tsering.
Following interviews have been realised and published by Alternative Tibetaine (Tibetan Alternative, n °2, 2007), a French-language review completely devoted to the Tibetan issue. These interviews deal with …