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

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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.

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

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Ctrl+Alt+Del Dr. Lobsang Sangay!
Wangpo Tethong  |  Sep 22, 2012  |  No Comment
Ctrl+Alt+Del Dr. Lobsang Sangay!

In a few days, Tibetans from around the world will gather in the hill town of Dharamsala. If you are one of the self-paid delegates on your way to Dharamsala, what about my suggestion: Attend …

The Body Count
Elliot Sperling  |  Sep 14, 2012  |  7 Comments
The Body Count

中港台网友们: 译文发贴于说,还是不说,看不见的西藏,等 十 个 网 站 。 。 。 非常感谢更桑东智的翻译。
Cultures of memory are organized by round numbers, intervals of ten; but somehow the remembrance of the dead is easier when the numbers are not round, …

The High Cost of Protracted Refugee Syndrome
Maura Moynihan  |  Sep 13, 2012  |  3 Comments
The High Cost of Protracted Refugee Syndrome

In this post, I will examine how Tibetans in exile now suffer from “protracted refugee syndrome” as defined by UNHCR, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.
Tibetan exiles have traditionally had strong ties with their …

Last Night I Had a Dream
Carlo Buldrini  |  Sep 13, 2012  |  One Comment
Last Night I Had a Dream

Last night I had a dream. Tibetans everywhere — both inside and outside Tibet — were in a state of great excitement. The Kalon Tripa was to make an important announcement. I was surprised when …

Tibetans in India: the Case for Citizenship
Maura Moynihan  |  Aug 25, 2012  |  14 Comments
Tibetans in India: the Case for Citizenship

After posting “Tibetans in Exile: Refugees or Citizens?” I received a great many messages about the need to address the legal status of the Tibetan refugees. In Nepal options are few and the outlook is …

Tibet in Exile: Refugees or Citizens?
Maura Moynihan  |  Aug 16, 2012  |  6 Comments
Tibet in Exile: Refugees or Citizens?

When the administration of Lobsang Sangay came into office in 2011, the self-immolations exploded, handing the CTA a rare opportunity to articulate the causes of the escalating crisis in Tibet and the plight of the …

Censorship and the struggle for Tibetan freedom
Tenzin Nyinjey  |  Jul 27, 2012  |  2 Comments
Censorship and the struggle for Tibetan freedom

“The Chinese government’s censorship policy is morally wrong and the 1.3 billion people of China have a right to know the reality.”
“Two things are taboo in Gangchen Kyishong — books and Rangzen.”
This morning I came …

Battleground Lumbini
Maura Moynihan  |  Apr 10, 2012  |  6 Comments
Battleground Lumbini

Lumbini, an ancient Buddhist pilgrimage site, is now an arena of conflict; Nepal’s Maoist government is promoting a multi-billion dollar development plan supported by the United Nations with funding from investors with multiple links to …

Hook, Line and Sinker: Predictable Side Dish or the Puffer Fish?
Tenpa Gashi  |  Apr 8, 2012  |  No Comment
Hook, Line and Sinker: Predictable Side Dish or the Puffer Fish?

I just happen to come across an article on Indian Express, dated April 2nd, 2012, where it was alleged that China is once again willing to talk to H.H the Dalai Lama if he abandons …

We Need to Change
Ogyen Kyab  |  Apr 7, 2012  |  No Comment
We Need to Change

This losar morning, I woke up early, without important works, I had never woken up this early. After an unusually more comprehensive morning prayer-session of more than an hour, daybreak was yet not around the …