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10 Reasons you should vote for Lukar Jam Atsok
Ayak Tsang  |  Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015  |  No Comment
10 Reasons you should vote for Lukar Jam Atsok

Circulating on the internet and campaign stops is a rather exaggerated and repetitive list called ‘The 10 Outstanding accomplishments’ of Sikyong Lobsang Sangay. This seems to be the official campaign platform and political record on …

The Strange Case of the Counterfeit Khampas
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, May 7, 2013  |  2 Comments
The Strange Case of the Counterfeit Khampas

When Andrug Gompo Tashi set up the Chushigangdruk (Four Rivers Six Ranges) in Lhoka in the summer of ‘58, and commenced resistance operations, Chinese garrisons and outpost in those areas were taken by surprise. Fearing …

Can Some Good Come From the RFA Controversy?
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Monday, Dec 10, 2012  |  One Comment
Can Some Good Come From the RFA Controversy?

Watching the Radio Free Asia (RFA) controversy unfold has been a painful process, not the least because it threatens to overshadow the tragedy inside Tibet and complicate support for Tibet in the US Congress. …

Protect Kundun — Free RFA
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012  |  6 Comments
Protect Kundun — Free RFA

When I was researching my “Free Radio Free Asia!” piece I came across more information than I could fit into the article. I also came across material which was troubling, and which I could not …

Free Radio Free Asia!
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012  |  4 Comments
Free Radio Free Asia!

In my last post I mentioned an instance of how Communist China was flexing its economic muscle to disseminate its propaganda in the USA, essentially through paying for pages of the China Daily to be …

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 …

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 …

“Right” of Passage
Tenpa Gashi  |  Saturday, Sep 24, 2011  |  No Comment
“Right” of Passage

Almost every society has a rite of passage, depending upon values and beliefs held by the said community, that marks an important transition for a person. Although it could be understood as any milestone in …

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 …

Some Thoughts on the Upcoming Kalon Tripa Elections
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Oct 10, 2010  |  3 Comments

I have received some mild censure of late from friends and readers for my lack of enthusiasm for the upcoming kalon-tripa election. I did  explain my position earlier in a number of my …