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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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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 …

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.