Enjoy a large variety of incisive and original opinions and analysis on Tibet’s political affairs, society, culture and arts.

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.

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 …

Dear Brothers and Sisters
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Oct 31, 2008  |  No Comment

Nights have been rough during these past few weeks. I have been having nightmares – a man in elaborate headgear on a black horse sends his arrows whistling towards me. “He wants to kill me! …

Lodi Gyari, special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Web Chowkidar  |  Oct 17, 2008  |  No Comment
Lodi Gyari, special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Lodi Gyari, special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, talks to Radio Free Asia on the next Sino-Tibetan dialogue.

Tibet, Our Country (unplugged)
Web Chowkidar  |  Sep 30, 2008  |  No Comment
Tibet, Our Country (unplugged)

Live, e-recorded at the Freedom Street, Minnesota. More songs coming soon. Look out for Melong Band 2009 Album.
This song (Tibet, Our Country) is dedicated to the Tibetan victims of the Nangpa La shooting.

Toasting The Olympics With Toxic Milk
Closing Lies From The Beijing Games
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sep 25, 2008  |  No Comment
Toasting The Olympics With Toxic Milk

Expurgated Anthem
A Tibetan friend in Switzerland passed on this bit of revelation to me. He had been watching the conclusion of the Beijing Games on German TV (ZDF) and noticed that when they sung the …

Remembering the First Rangzen Marcher
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sep 17, 2008  |  No Comment
Remembering the First Rangzen Marcher

Late one night in October 1988 I was woken by a telephone call from the United States. I was living in Japan then, teaching English and writing the occasional book review for the Japan Times. …