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“Tibet’s Next Incarnation?”
Constitutional Crisis, Confusion and Conspiracies at the Central Tibetan Administration
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013  |  No Comment
“Tibet’s Next Incarnation?”

For some months now, large-scale protests and violent street battles have been raging throughout Cairo and other major cities of Egypt. Thousands of Egyptian liberals and secularists have come out on the streets to protest …

Tibetans in Exile – Passports or RC’s: Who Gets What?
Maura Moynihan  |  Sunday, 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  |  Tuesday, 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  |  Saturday, 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 …

Last Night I Had a Dream
Carlo Buldrini  |  Thursday, Sep 13, 2012  |  One Comment
Last Night I Had a Dream

Last night I had a dream. Tibetans everywhere — both inside and outside Tibet — were in a state of great excitement. The Kalon Tripa was to make an important announcement. I was surprised when …

Censorship and the struggle for Tibetan freedom
Tenzin Nyinjey  |  Friday, Jul 27, 2012  |  2 Comments
Censorship and the struggle for Tibetan freedom

“The Chinese government’s censorship policy is morally wrong and the 1.3 billion people of China have a right to know the reality.”
“Two things are taboo in Gangchen Kyishong — books and Rangzen.”
This morning I came …

Lobsang Sangay’s wrong Churchill quote
Christophe Besuchet  |  Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011  |  One Comment
Lobsang Sangay’s wrong Churchill quote

I had not yet fully digested the scope of the Dalai Lama’s retirement when I was struck by a curious remarks made by Lobsang Sangay on BBC’s HARDtalk and NDTV’s Your Call. According to the …

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 …

Rethinking Katri – A Legal Battle?
Palden Gyal  |  Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011  |  2 Comments
Rethinking Katri – A Legal Battle?

The concept of democracy in exiled Tibetan community is as old as the history of exile itself. The parliamentary model of exile government is based on the principle of the “balance of power” that in …

Misunderstanding Kundun’s Message
Tenpa Gashi  |  Thursday, Jan 6, 2011  |  2 Comments

There has been a lot of brouhaha about the recent Kundun’s pronouncement that he might possibly seek to relieve himself of the political and administrative duties in the next six months, which is to say …