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Original reviews of books, magazines, films and music relevant to Tibet’s struggle for independence.

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High Sanctuary
Wildlife and Nature Conservancy in Old Tibet
Jamyang Norbu  |  Dec 6, 2009  |  No Comment
High Sanctuary

One evening at McLeod Ganj, in the late 1990s, a couple of my sarjor (new arrival) friends from Lhasa brought Taktra Rimpoche over to my house. He was the incarnation of the last regent of …

Yak Horns and Yellow Stars
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Nov 21, 2009  |  No Comment
Yak Horns and Yellow Stars

Publisher: International Campaign for Tibet
Year: 2009
Price: —
Jamyang Kyi hastily brushed her teeth, put on her clothes and dashed out of her house without having breakfast. …

An Open Letter to My Favorite President Ever with a Pointed Message from a Cartoon Lion: You Can Do Better
Josh Schrei  |  Nov 18, 2009  |  One Comment

Dear President Obama:
In Walt Disney’s 1994 film The Lion King, there is a Kenobi-esque moment in which the deceased head of the pride — Mufasa — appears as an apparition before his reasonably accomplished yet …

Hey PRC, you don’t know Lincoln from shit
Josh Schrei  |  Nov 14, 2009  |  No Comment

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.”
– Abraham Lincoln
The Chinese Government’s most recent abomination — comparing Abraham Lincoln’s war on slavery …

Independent Tibet: The Facts
Jamyang Norbu presentation
Web Chowkidar  |  Oct 11, 2009  |  No Comment
Independent Tibet: The Facts

RTYC Minnesota invited writer & activist, Jamyang Norbu for 2 days of events to celebrate 40th Founding Day anniversary in Minnesota. A segment of his presentation is shown here.
Part 2 [05:51] | Part 3 [10:00] …

Waiting for Mangtso II
The Missing Piece of Our Democracy Puzzle
Jamyang Norbu  |  Oct 8, 2009  |  No Comment

Popular legend has it that Louis XV of France declared “après moi, le deluge”, in a possible prediction of the French Revolution and the end of the French monarchy. The remark can be translated as …

Tibet Activists Project Message Of Hope & Freedom As Empire State Bldg Glows Red For China
Students for a Free Tibet  |  Oct 1, 2009  |  No Comment
Tibet Activists Project Message Of Hope & Freedom As Empire State Bldg Glows Red For China

New York – On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the communist takeover of China, Tibet activists projected messages of support for human rights and freedom from inside and outside of the Empire State …

Waiting for Mangtso I
A Reality Check of Tibetan Exile Politics
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sep 9, 2009  |  No Comment

I started pecking out this piece over a month ago in the garden of Nalanda Koti, my old bungalow in McLeod Ganj. On this particular visit to India I was struck by how the issue …

Autonomy? Think Again
Elliot Sperling  |  Jul 20, 2009  |  No Comment

As if any further evidence were needed of the ways in which China has been running rings around the Dalai Lama and his government-in-exile, recent events have made the situation abundantly clear. Last November the …

Vision & Technology: The Future of the Tibetan Freedom Movement
Students for a Free Tibet  |  Jun 15, 2009  |  No Comment
Vision & Technology: The Future of the Tibetan Freedom Movement

Featuring SFT Executive Director Lhadon Tethong and Deputy Director Tendor Dorjee.
Music by Tendor Dorjee.
Part Two
Part Three