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Reinstate Jigme Ngabo with full honors
Tsewang Norbu  |  Dec 1, 2012  |  No Comment

Although I view myself a political person but I often prefer to refrain myself from indulging in heated and emotional debates like this. But the current debate on and the way Jigme Ngabo was seemingly …

CTA joins “Free RFA” debate
Jamyang Norbu  |  Nov 30, 2012  |  One Comment

I would like to thank the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) for joining the discussion (thru facebook) on my blog regarding the dismissal of Jigme Ngabo from RFA. This is a tremendous improvement on the policy …

Free Radio Free Asia!
Jamyang Norbu  |  Nov 28, 2012  |  4 Comments
Free Radio Free Asia!

In my last post I mentioned an instance of how Communist China was flexing its economic muscle to disseminate its propaganda in the USA, essentially through paying for pages of the China Daily to be …

Rohrabacher Warns: Tibetan Political Interference in Radio Free Asia Not Acceptable, Erodes Congressional Support
Press Release
Web Chowkidar  |  Nov 20, 2012  |  One Comment
Rohrabacher Warns: Tibetan Political Interference in Radio Free Asia Not Acceptable, Erodes Congressional Support

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2012
Contact: Tara Setmayer
202-225-2415
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) sent a letter to Lobsang Sangay, the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-In-Exile to express outrage that he and other …

Rohrabacher Concerned about Censorship in Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia
Press Release
Web Chowkidar  |  Nov 17, 2012  |  No Comment
Rohrabacher Concerned about Censorship in Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2012
Contact: Tara Setmayer
202-225-2415
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) wrote to Radio Free Asia President Libby Liu yesterday inquiring about the abrupt dismissal of long time Tibet Service Director, Jigme Ngapo. …

Self-immolations in Tibet: who is to blame for the stalemate?
Christophe Besuchet  |  Nov 12, 2012  |  6 Comments
Self-immolations in Tibet: who is to blame for the stalemate?

Although the number of self-immolations is rising at an exponential and very disturbing rate in Tibet, the crisis is gradually reaching a stalemate. With no change in the horizon and less attention being paid by …

Make it a burning issue
Jamyang Norbu  |  Nov 6, 2012  |  One Comment
Make it a burning issue

Seventy Tibetans have, one after the other, in relentless and purposeful succession, set themselves on fire for the cause of their people’s freedom. If anything so heroic, selfless, spontaneous, non-instigated, and entirely non-violent* had happened …

Tibetans in Exile – Passports or RC’s: Who Gets What?
Maura Moynihan  |  Oct 28, 2012  |  3 Comments
Tibetans in Exile – Passports or RC’s: Who Gets What?

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has just completed a successful North American tour, where he was given honorary degrees by several colleges and gave many sold-out public talks. But looming over the celebrations was news …

Are the Speaker and Kalon Tripa stifling free speech?
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Sep 25, 2012  |  One Comment
Are the Speaker and Kalon Tripa stifling free speech?

A certain defensiveness is settling over the elected leadership of the Tibetan government-in-exile (TGIE). The self-immolation crisis in Tibet and the resignations of the Tibetan Envoys have placed extreme pressure on the TGIE leadership’s signature …

Ctrl+Alt+Del Dr. Lobsang Sangay!
Wangpo Tethong  |  Sep 22, 2012  |  No Comment
Ctrl+Alt+Del Dr. Lobsang Sangay!

In a few days, Tibetans from around the world will gather in the hill town of Dharamsala. If you are one of the self-paid delegates on your way to Dharamsala, what about my suggestion: Attend …