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Protest must be led by the Tibetan Government in Exile
Interview with Lhasang Tsering
Lhasang Tsering  |  Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011  |  6 Comments
Protest must be led by the Tibetan Government in Exile

Interview with Gen Lhasang Tsering, former president of Tibetan Youth Congress, and Rangzen activist on self-immolations of Tibetans in Tibet.
(Translated from Tibetan by Sonam Gyatso)
Tibet Times: What do you think are the main hopes and …

Some Truths about the Tibetan Government’s rebranding
Deconstructing official fallacies and disingenuous arguments
Christophe Besuchet  |  Friday, Aug 26, 2011  |  8 Comments
Some Truths about the Tibetan Government’s rebranding

Considering the strong resentment expressed by Tibetans toward the rebranding of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile as the “Tibetan People’s Organization”, it is surprising that this decision has not been further challenged. This is particularly remarkable if …

Ending to Begin (Part I)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jul 16, 2011  |  2 Comments
Ending to Begin (Part I)

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate …

Respecting and Recognizing the Tibetan Government and Sustaining the Hope Alive
Tibetan Youth Congress  |  Tuesday, Jun 7, 2011  |  One Comment
Respecting and Recognizing the Tibetan Government and Sustaining the Hope Alive

One of the highest, most commendable achievements of the Tibetan people during the last 52 years in exile has been our ability, despite extreme challenges and pressures over the years to safeguard and retain 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 …

Resolving the Dalai Lama Resignation Crisis
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011  |  One Comment

In a media season dominated by stories of geriatric, lunatic and other sundry leaders-for-life (and family members) ignobly clinging to office like old chewing gum, the Dalai Lama stepping down from his position of (albeit …

The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun
Tenpa Gashi  |  Saturday, Mar 26, 2011  |  No Comment
The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun

The historic voting process has finally come to an end on both sides of the globe, if the globe can be divided into two that is. The turnout is guaranteed to be at least 70% …