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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
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Part Three
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China’s ‘black jails’ uncovered
Web Chowkidar  |  Apr 24, 2009  |  No Comment
China’s ‘black jails’ uncovered

[Al Jazeera] Some Chinese seeking help from the central government against local injustices are instead ending up in secret detention centres controlled by local politicians.
The politicians are believed to arrange for petitioners to be abducted …

China Digs in Its Heels in Tibet
Elliot Sperling  |  Apr 3, 2009  |  No Comment
China Digs in Its Heels in Tibet

In January, in a move little noticed outside Tibet-watching circles, China signaled its confidence in having outmaneuvered the Dalai Lama and his Tibetan government-in-exile on the Tibet issue. Beijing announced plans for an official holiday …

“One of the Greatest and Most Exciting Events in Human History.”
Josh Schrei  |  Mar 28, 2009  |  No Comment

The Chinese government — and apologist journalism — achieved new lows today, with a Beijing spokesperson quoted in this monstrosity of an article by AP’s Anita Chang as saying that the occupation of Tibet was: …

Tibetan PM in exile says Tibet issue internal affair of China
Web Chowkidar  |  Mar 14, 2009  |  No Comment
Tibetan PM in exile says Tibet issue internal affair of China

Dharamsala, March 13 (ANI): Prime Minister of the Tibetan government in exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, has welcomed Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s offer of holding more talks with envoys for the Dalai Lama. Earlier Wen Jiabao accused …