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Articles by Maura Moynihan

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Maura Moynihan is a journalist and researcher who has worked for many years with Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal. Her works of fiction include “Yoga Hotel” and “Kaliyuga." She is a consultant and correspondent for Radio Free Asia.

Forgotten Tibet
China ensured Washington heard nothing from the muzzled vassal state
Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 – 7:22 am | No Comment
Forgotten Tibet

Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s state dinner at the White House last week received fulsome coverage — about the fashion, the food and tech giants in attendance. The voices of protesters who gathered at the White …

To the Editors of The Washington Times
Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 – 7:44 am | No Comment
To the Editors of The Washington Times

In response to my op-ed “Tibet and China at the same Washington Lobbyist” published July 10, 2015, Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang, Office of Tibet representative, has written to The Washington Times on August 3, 2015, claiming …

Tibet & China at the same Washington lobbyist
Friday, Jul 10, 2015 – 11:55 pm | No Comment
Tibet & China at the same Washington lobbyist

Americans are reeling from the alarming disclosure of a massive theft of US government data, linked to Chinese government cyber warriors. China is hardly contrite; plans to honor President Xi Jingping at a White House …

Mission failure at the International Campaign for Tibet
Raising money alone won’t help free the oppressed nation
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 – 5:28 am | No Comment
Mission failure at the International Campaign for Tibet

As Chinese battleships advance in the South China Sea, breaking news that 147 people in Tibet have now set their bodies on fire to protest the Chinese Communist occupation of their homeland adds to fearful …

Maoist tragedy in the quake-hit Himalayas
Sunday, May 31, 2015 – 6:54 am | No Comment
Maoist tragedy in the quake-hit Himalayas

 

India’s permanent representative to the United Nations Asoke Kumar Mukerji has led a UN effort to raise USD 423 million to assist Nepal as powerful earthquakes continue to strike the fragile Himalayan nation. India’s Operation …

My Tibet Manifesto
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 – 6:34 am | No Comment
My Tibet Manifesto

Joe Hamilton wrote a moving piece about how he discovered Tibet, and taking Phuntsok Nyidron the Tibetan political prisoner, to visit Dachau, the Nazi concentration camp built in 1933, the year Hitler came to power …

Hong Kong protests: A real test for Beijing
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 – 5:13 pm | No Comment
Hong Kong protests: A real test for Beijing

No doubt Chinese President Xi Jinping would prefer to have the Hong Kong matter settled without bloodshed, but if need be, China’s Politburo will most likely do what it does best: repression
No doubt Chinese President …

Lobsang Sangay: The Facts
Friday, Apr 11, 2014 – 4:49 am | 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 …

Lobsang Sangay: Chinese National?
Monday, Apr 7, 2014 – 6:51 am | 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 …

Is new Tibetan leader a threat to India?
Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 – 5:21 am | No Comment
Is new Tibetan leader a threat to India?

Ever since Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru offered sanctuary to the Dalai Lama and tens of thousands of Tibetan refugees in 1959, India has reaped a moral and strategic benefit from this act of humanitarian service. …