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Human Trafficking: Organized Crime in the Exile-Tibetan Community
TibetLeaks  |  Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015  |  No Comment
Human Trafficking: Organized Crime in the Exile-Tibetan Community

The brutal Chinese occupation of Tibet has created countless hardships for the Tibetan people, with so many looking to the West for safety and a new life outside India and Nepal.  Many Tibetans have obtained …

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 …

The High Cost of Protracted Refugee Syndrome
Maura Moynihan  |  Thursday, Sep 13, 2012  |  3 Comments
The High Cost of Protracted Refugee Syndrome

In this post, I will examine how Tibetans in exile now suffer from “protracted refugee syndrome” as defined by UNHCR, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.
Tibetan exiles have traditionally had strong ties with their …

Tibetans in India: the Case for Citizenship
Maura Moynihan  |  Saturday, Aug 25, 2012  |  14 Comments
Tibetans in India: the Case for Citizenship

After posting “Tibetans in Exile: Refugees or Citizens?” I received a great many messages about the need to address the legal status of the Tibetan refugees. In Nepal options are few and the outlook is …

Tibet in Exile: Refugees or Citizens?
Maura Moynihan  |  Thursday, Aug 16, 2012  |  6 Comments
Tibet in Exile: Refugees or Citizens?

When the administration of Lobsang Sangay came into office in 2011, the self-immolations exploded, handing the CTA a rare opportunity to articulate the causes of the escalating crisis in Tibet and the plight of the …