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Self-immolations in Tibet: who is to blame for the stalemate?
Christophe Besuchet  |  Monday, 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  |  Tuesday, 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 …

We Need to Change
Ogyen Kyab  |  Saturday, Apr 7, 2012  |  No Comment
We Need to Change

This losar morning, I woke up early, without important works, I had never woken up this early. After an unusually more comprehensive morning prayer-session of more than an hour, daybreak was yet not around the …

I Will Burn Myself Again and Again
On Behalf of Our heroic Self-Immolators
Sungshik Kyi  |  Saturday, Mar 24, 2012  |  No Comment

Translated by Om Gangthik — See Tibetan orginal

Are my grasslands still green?
Are my blue lakes still crystal clear?
Do my hills and streams still sing their melodious songs?
Great gods of Tibet,
Do you still see them in …

ང་ཡང་ཡང་འབར་འདོད།
Sungshik Kyi  |  Saturday, Mar 24, 2012  |  No Comment

— རང་སྲོག་མེ་མཆོད་ལ་སྒྲོན་པའི་དཔའ་བོ་དཔའ་མོ་དག་གི་ཚབ་ཏུ།
གཟུངས་ཕྱུག་སྐྱིད།

Beacons of resistance, not desperate acts
Christophe Besuchet  |  Saturday, Jan 28, 2012  |  6 Comments
Beacons of resistance, not desperate acts

I do not know if you are like me, but I find it extremely distressing to see how commonly the adjective “desperate” has been used by the media and Tibetans in exile to describe the …

Igniting the Embers of Independence
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Oct 15, 2011  |  2 Comments
Igniting the Embers of Independence

(RANGZEN MERO* PARWA)
In mid-December last year, Mohamed Bouazizi, a humble Tunisian street-vendor of fruits and vegetables, set himself on fire to protest the confiscation of his produce and the daily harassment and humiliation inflicted on …

Ngaba monk immolates self to mark 3 years since bloody crackdown
Phayul's Editor  |  Thursday, Mar 17, 2011  |  No Comment
Ngaba monk immolates self to mark 3 years since bloody crackdown

By Kalsang Rinchen
Dharamsala, March 16 – A Tibetan monk of Kirti monastery in Amdo Ngaba is reportedly dead after he set himself ablaze at a market near his monastery, according to a reliable source with …

Tremors of History
Gyalrong 2008 & 1775
Jamyang Norbu  |  Friday, May 21, 2010  |  One Comment
Tremors of History

You would think that the first requirement in reporting a natural disaster would be getting the name of the geographical location right, especially in the case of an earthquake, which unlike unlike a messy flood …