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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.

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

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

Tibetan Writers Participate in Asia’s Biggest Literary Festival
Web Chowkidar  |  Jan 25, 2010  |  No Comment
Tibetan Writers Participate in Asia’s Biggest Literary Festival

Dharamshala [Tibet.net]: The issue of Tibet was featured as one of the theme at Asia’s biggest literary festival being held at Jaipur in western India from 21 -25 January.
Over 200 writers from 30 countries have …

ABC Covers Chinese Cyber Attack on Tibetan Student
Students for a Free Tibet  |  Jan 24, 2010  |  No Comment
ABC Covers Chinese Cyber Attack on Tibetan Student

A twenty-year old Standfort student is now one of the victims of the sophisticated attack on Google and others.

Tenzin Sonam and Ritu Sarin’s Latest Film
Kunleng invites Tenzing Sonam to discuss his latest documentary The Sun Behind the clouds — Tibet's struggle for Freedom
Web Chowkidar  |  Jan 24, 2010  |  No Comment
Tenzin Sonam and Ritu Sarin’s Latest Film

Kunleng invites Tenzing Sonam to discuss his latest documentary The Sun Behind the clouds — Tibet’s struggle for Freedom. For more news and discussion, please visit voatibetan.com or kunleng.wordpress.com.
The full interview on Kunleng:
Part 2 [10'29''] …

Struggle, Struggle
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Jan 17, 2010  |  No Comment
Struggle, Struggle

Review of Free Tibet by Pramod Wadnerkar
Published by Step by Step Publisher, New Delhi
Pages 399
Tibet has always enchanted travellers, writers, soul seekers, missionaries and adventurers since the ancient times. As a result a large number …

The War Over Words: Why Google’s New Approach to China Should Be the Only Approach
Josh Schrei  |  Jan 13, 2010  |  No Comment

Yesterday, Google announced formally what many of us in the human rights world told them four years ago would happen if they stepped into the ring with the Chinese government.
It appears that our friends in …

Tibet’s Last Stand?
A book review
Jeff Bowe  |  Jan 5, 2010  |  No Comment
Tibet’s Last Stand?

Tibet‘s Last Stand? The Tibetan Uprising of 2008 and China‘s Response
Author: Warren W.Smith Jr
299 pages
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Year: 2010
Despite heightened international awareness of the situation inside Chinese occupied Tibet; the injustice, human rights atrocities, censorship …

Ngabo — Yes Tibetan, No Patriot
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Dec 26, 2009  |  No Comment
Ngabo — Yes Tibetan, No Patriot

The death of Ngabo Ngawang Jigme has stirred emotions on both sides of the Himalayas. While the official Chinese media carried flowery obituaries and praised him for his contributions to the Motherland, the Kashag of …

The Lives of Others
Jamyang Norbu  |  Dec 20, 2009  |  One Comment
The Lives of Others

2006, Germany, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Winner of the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign films
Jamyang Kyi on The Lives of Others
Before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, East Germany’s population was closely monitored by the …

Unleashing The “R” Word
Jamyang Norbu  |  Dec 17, 2009  |  No Comment
Unleashing The “R” Word

I may be getting paranoid but it seems to me that in most academic discussions and scholarly forums on Tibet, these days, a conscious effort is being made all round to avoid mentioning the word …

The Round Table Talk with the Envoy Lodi Gyari
Web Chowkidar  |  Dec 15, 2009  |  No Comment
The Round Table Talk with the Envoy Lodi Gyari

December 15, 2009. The Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lodi Gyari, graciously accepted an invitation to join RFA Kalden Lodoe’s The Round Table Talk to discuss the recent remarks by Zhu Weiqun, …