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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 …

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, …

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 …

Camp Hale in images
Jamyang Norbu  |  Friday, Sep 17, 2010  |  One Comment
Camp Hale in images

On September 11 this year a plaque was unveiled at Camp Hale in the Rockies to honor the Tibetan Freedom fighters who were trained at this secret base by the CIA to fight for their …

Tendor on the New Tibetan Resistance
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Apr 19, 2010  |  No Comment
Tendor on the New Tibetan Resistance

“The New Resistance” by Tendor, Executive Director, Students for a Free Tibet
Speech delivered on May 11th, 2010, at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

Opinion: Tibetans make Gandhi proud
Tendor  |  Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010  |  No Comment

They might not be out marching on the streets, but Tibetans are quietly — and steadily — fighting for their rights.

Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky)
Ryszard Cimek  |  Monday, Sep 1, 2008  |  No Comment
Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky)

1966, Czechoslovakia, Jiří Menzel
Milos Hrma, a bumbling dispatcher’s apprentice at a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the resistance that surrounds him, he …