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.

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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.

A Year After the March 2008 Protests
Is China Promoting Stability in Tibet?
Elliot Sperling  |  Mar 13, 2009  |  No Comment

Statement to Congressional-Executive Commission on China
I would like, at the outset, to express my gratitude to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China for inviting me to appear before you today. I have addressed this commission before …

“Serf Emancipation Day” and China’s New Offensive on Tibet
Warren W. Smith Jr.  |  Mar 13, 2009  |  No Comment
“Serf Emancipation Day” and China’s New Offensive on Tibet

Statement submitted to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China Roundtable on Tibet, 13 March 2009
The Tibetan revolt that culminated in Lhasa on 10 March 1959 began in eastern Tibet in 1956 in response to China’s so-called …

Explosion demolishes police cars in Qinghai
Web Chowkidar  |  Mar 11, 2009  |  No Comment
Explosion demolishes police cars in Qinghai

Tibetan residents of the western Chinese province of Qinghai clashed with police on Sunday. Later, two police cars were destroyed by explosions.
The official Xinhua news agency reported that about a dozen Tibetan people were protesting …

50th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day in New York
Web Chowkidar  |  Mar 10, 2009  |  No Comment
50th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day in New York

Featuring Tsering Palden, President of the Tibetan Youth Congress, and spokesperson Wangchuk D. Shakabpa from US Tibet Committee.

Tibetan People's Right to Independence
Cao Changqing  |  Mar 10, 2009  |  No Comment


Tibet’s Dream
Web Chowkidar  |  Feb 8, 2009  |  No Comment
Tibet’s Dream

A tribute to all the people who have laid down their life for TIBET….

Three interviews about recognition of the Tibetan Governement in Exile
Mathieu Vernerey  |  Feb 6, 2009  |  No Comment

Interviews of Thomas Mann, Samdhong Rinpoche and Lhasang Tsering.
The Preamble
The following interviews have been published in July 2005, in “Diplomatie”, a French magazine devoted to international and diplomatic issues. They have not been published yet …

Special Meeting: a new Middle Way based on Rangzen
Mathieu Vernerey  |  Nov 17, 2008  |  No Comment

The perspective of the Special Meeting (17-22 November, 2008) seems to create as many inspirations as fears within the Tibetan community. Many sincerely fear that the discussions come into a confrontation Rangzen (independence) vs. Middle …

Justice Too Long Delayed: A Humble Inji’s Take on the Dharamsala Meetings
Josh Schrei  |  Nov 15, 2008  |  No Comment

“I have yet to engage in a direct action campaign that was “well timed”. For years now I have heard the word “Wait!” This “Wait” has almost always meant “Never.” We must come to see… …

Chinese oppression ‘uniting Tibetans’
Jamyang Norbu  |  Nov 3, 2008  |  No Comment

I recently talked to a journalist in Beijing who wanted to know how Tibetans were reacting to China’s crackdown in Tibet and whether they were still defiant or were feeling dispirited because of the extreme …