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10 Reasons you should vote for Lukar Jam Atsok
Ayak Tsang  |  Sep 16, 2015  |  No Comment
10 Reasons you should vote for Lukar Jam Atsok

Circulating on the internet and campaign stops is a rather exaggerated and repetitive list called ‘The 10 Outstanding accomplishments’ of Sikyong Lobsang Sangay. This seems to be the official campaign platform and political record on …

Strong Rangtsen results will strengthen Umaylam
Tsewang Norbu  |  Sep 16, 2015  |  No Comment
Strong Rangtsen results will strengthen Umaylam

True to my principle of transparent public dealings I am outing myself right at the beginning that I am going to cast my vote to Lukar Jam Atsok for the post of Sikyong during the …

A Mind-boggling Statement
Songtsen  |  Sep 1, 2015  |  No Comment
A Mind-boggling Statement

 

Yesterday, 26 August 2015, Penpa Tsering, honorable speaker of the Tibetan parliament, gave a speech to the monks of Sera monastery, Bylakuppe, South India. There was nothing new in his speech, as he reiterated the …

Poem from an anonymous Khampa
Anonymous  |  Aug 15, 2015  |  No Comment
Poem from an anonymous Khampa

The following poem was anonymously published in Tibetan on WeChat, after Lukar Jam announced his candidacy.
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Devourer of your father’s flesh
Devourer of your father’s flesh
Ye, devourer of your father’s flesh
The fight between you and …

To the Editors of The Washington Times
Maura Moynihan  |  Aug 6, 2015  |  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 …

Why I am standing for Sikyong 2016
Press Statement
Lukar Jam  |  Aug 3, 2015  |  No Comment
Why I am standing for Sikyong 2016

PRESS STATEMENT
The glorious history of Tibetan empire had sustained and nurtured the Tibetan people. During the height of its power, the Tibetan empire extended nearly the half of Asia – from the then Chinese capital …

Mission failure at the International Campaign for Tibet
Raising money alone won’t help free the oppressed nation
Maura Moynihan  |  Jun 10, 2015  |  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
Maura Moynihan  |  May 31, 2015  |  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 …

Seven Reasons why the Dalai Lama should not visit China
Vijay Kranti  |  Mar 30, 2015  |  No Comment
Seven Reasons why the Dalai Lama should not visit China

 

At a time when Dharamsala and Tibet appear to be at a very vulnerable position vis-a-vis Beijing, it will be imperative for the Dalai Lama as well as his advisers, to seriously measure the pros …

A speech for the release of “Trails of the Tibetan Tradition: Papers for Elliot Sperling”
Roberto Vitali  |  Mar 3, 2015  |  No Comment
A speech for the release of “Trails of the Tibetan Tradition: Papers for Elliot Sperling”

Dharamshala, February 23rd 2015
It is a special occasion for me to be here with two very good friends of mine: with Elliot Sperling to whom the volume Trails of the Tibetan Tradition we are releasing …