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An Exile Within Exile: the Specter of Lukar Jam
Tendor  |  Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015  |  No Comment
An Exile Within Exile: the Specter of Lukar Jam

To say that Tibetan exiles live in a small world would be an understatement. Ours is a world where any two people chosen at random are bound to have several common friends (and sometimes, a …

Why Lukar Jam Atsok is important for Tibetan democracy
Tenzing Sonam  |  Friday, Sep 18, 2015  |  No Comment
Why Lukar Jam Atsok is important for Tibetan democracy

 

For the sake of honouring the Snowland
And to win Tibet’s complete independence
Based on the manifold truth
Raise the Tibetan flag, children of the Snowland!
Think about Lolo. Brave, gentle, patriotic Lolo. Languishing in a Chinese prison, serving …

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 …

Poem from an anonymous Khampa
Anonymous  |  Saturday, Aug 15, 2015  |  No Comment
Poem from an anonymous Khampa

The following poem was anonymously published in Tibetan on WeChat, after Lukar Jam announced his candidacy.
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Devourer of your father’s flesh
Devourer of your father’s flesh
Ye, devourer of your father’s flesh
The fight between you and …

Why I am standing for Sikyong 2016
Press Statement
Lukar Jam  |  Monday, Aug 3, 2015  |  No Comment
Why I am standing for Sikyong 2016

PRESS STATEMENT
The glorious history of Tibetan empire had sustained and nurtured the Tibetan people. During the height of its power, the Tibetan empire extended nearly the half of Asia – from the then Chinese capital …

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 …

Are the Speaker and Kalon Tripa stifling free speech?
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012  |  One Comment
Are the Speaker and Kalon Tripa stifling free speech?

A certain defensiveness is settling over the elected leadership of the Tibetan government-in-exile (TGIE). The self-immolation crisis in Tibet and the resignations of the Tibetan Envoys have placed extreme pressure on the TGIE leadership’s signature …

Ctrl+Alt+Del Dr. Lobsang Sangay!
Wangpo Tethong  |  Saturday, Sep 22, 2012  |  No Comment
Ctrl+Alt+Del Dr. Lobsang Sangay!

In a few days, Tibetans from around the world will gather in the hill town of Dharamsala. If you are one of the self-paid delegates on your way to Dharamsala, what about my suggestion: Attend …