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Tibet in Crisis; Asia’s Water Tower at Risk
Entwined with the self-immolations in Tibet lies the hidden story of China’s exploitation of Tibet’s lands and water
Maura Moynihan  |  Saturday, Apr 7, 2012  |  No Comment
Tibet in Crisis; Asia’s Water Tower at Risk

When Chinese Premiere Hu Jintao flew into New Delhi on March 28, 2012, for the BRIC Summit, he careened onto unfamiliar terrain: a democracy with a free press, where a 27 year old Tibetan refugee, …

How many more?
Lhasang Tsering  |  Thursday, Apr 5, 2012  |  One Comment
How many more?

On 30 March I attended the moving function organised by the Tibetan Youth Congress to honour the memory of Jamphel Yeshi – the latest Tibetan martyr to perform self-immolation. But this was in New Delhi …

Tibet Burning: The Politics of Self Immolations
Topden Tsering  |  Monday, Apr 2, 2012  |  2 Comments
Tibet Burning: The Politics of Self Immolations

The string of self-immolations inside Tibet—started in 2009 by a Kirti Monastery monk Tapey and which most recently on March 30 claimed two monks in Barkham County—sees no sign of letting up. On the contrary, …