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How Tibetans are losing their focus and unity
Vijay Kranti  |  Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013  |  No Comment

As ongoing debate on ‘Rangzen – vs- Autonomy’ issue is leading to an unfortunate division among the Tibetan exile community and fault lines are being dragged to the international supporters’ community — one wonders why …

Fractured and divided societies can not win
Vijay Kranti  |  Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012  |  No Comment
Fractured and divided societies can not win

Text of Acceptance Speech on being honoured with the “Tibetan College Students’ Award”. This award was presented to today (26th Dec. 2012) by the Tibetan Prime Minister Dr. Lobsang Sangay during the inaugural function of …

Ending to Begin (Part I)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jul 16, 2011  |  2 Comments
Ending to Begin (Part I)

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate …

Decapitated, then emasculated
The programmed termination of the Tibetan nation
Christophe Besuchet  |  Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011  |  One Comment
Decapitated, then emasculated

The sort of political sentence pronounced on the Tibetan people resembles the terrible “death by a thousand cuts”. This was a form of execution practiced in China until the early twentieth century, in which the …

Resolving the Dalai Lama Resignation Crisis
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011  |  One Comment

In a media season dominated by stories of geriatric, lunatic and other sundry leaders-for-life (and family members) ignobly clinging to office like old chewing gum, the Dalai Lama stepping down from his position of (albeit …

The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun
Tenpa Gashi  |  Saturday, Mar 26, 2011  |  No Comment
The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun

The historic voting process has finally come to an end on both sides of the globe, if the globe can be divided into two that is. The turnout is guaranteed to be at least 70% …

Middle Way or bust
Is it time for a ‘Baltic solution’?
Tenzing Sonam  |  Thursday, May 8, 2008  |  No Comment
Middle Way or bust

The year 2008, for many reasons, is likely to go down in the annals of recent Tibetan history as a watershed year. This was the year when Tibetans in Tibet, 49 years after the takeover …

Future of the Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Democracy
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Feb 4, 2008  |  No Comment

Originally published on Phayul, Monday, February 4, 2008
Dharamsala, February 4: A seminar on “The Future of Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Democracy” is to be held on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at Tibet House, 22 W …

After the Dalai Lama
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Sep 1, 2002  |  No Comment

The Dalai Lama at sixty-seven is fortunately a healthy man, probably healthier and (on average) slightly younger than his chain-smoking adversaries in Beijing. Yet in recent years, discussions on life after the Dalai Lama has …

Dalai Lama preparing “conciliatory” declaration on Tibet
Wangchuk D. Shakabpa  |  Sunday, Nov 1, 1998  |  No Comment

Originally published on World Tibet Network News.
Dear Editor:
A recent article from the South China Morning Post, entitled Dalai Lama preparing ‘conciliatory’ declaration on Tibet (Oct. 28, 1998), causes me some great concern. According to this …