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Lone protester in Kardze arrested
Indo-Tibetan meet addresses issues impacting local communities
NGOs organize campaigns to highlight Tibet at COP21
Congresswoman to share Tibet trip experience with Tibetans in MN
Tibetan singers, poets perform at Samanvay Indian Language Festival
Suspected Chinese spies tailed me on my trip to Philippines for Pageant: Miss Tibet
China to ‘educate’ monks against 'separatism' in Nangchen
Sikkim declares Dalai Lama's birthday 'restricted holiday'
Tibetan journalists tour media agencies
Tibetans in Nepal twice as pinched by the ongoing fuel crisis
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Tibetan youth murdered in McLeod Ganj
Tibetan student jailed for late renewal of stay permit
Sangay sweeps Dharamshala with big margin in prelims
Preliminary voting results pit incumbent PM in the lead: updated
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA
Tibetan woman hit by car in Minnesota, dies
Tibetans hold vigil for murdered youth
EC clarifies shortlisting process for Sikyong and MPs
Exile Tibetans cast ballot in preliminary polls for PM, MPs
Suspected Chinese spies tailed me on my trip to Philippines for Pageant: Miss Tibet
09 November 2015
‘Arbitrary’ dance of Tibetan democracy
The preliminary elections of the Sikyong (Tibetan Political leader) and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile recently took place across the globe. I felt very excited to make use of my rights as a Tibetan G
13 October 2015
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has worked tirelessly to implement democracy in the Tibetan polity and has expressed many times the personal and national satisfaction felt in his voluntarily turning over political control to elected officials, stating in his retirement message: "Contrary to the system of the Chinese Commun
02 October 2015
A Personal Encounter With Three bravehearts of Tibet
In the evening of 28th September when I was approaching the hunger strike tent of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, my heart was weighed down by anxiety and apprehension
16 September 2015
Think about Lolo. Brave, gentle, patriotic Lolo. Languishing in a Chinese prison, serving a six-year sentence for singing these stirring words of hope and encouragement. How would he feel if he knew that had he sung those sam
01 September 2015
Interesting correspondence between the Dalai Lama and Nehru (1960)
The Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru recently published an interesting exchange of letters between the Dalai Lama, who a year earlier had taken refuge in India, and the Indian
28 August 2015
Why Dr. Lobsang Sangay Again?
Earlier this summer, I was in Washington, DC, attending a weeklong Tibetan Youth Leadership Program organized by International Campaign for Tibet. One of the important political institutions we visited was the United States Department of State. In a closed-door meeting, we sat down with one of the top-most United States diploma
16 August 2015
Cassandra was the beautiful daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. She was given the power of prophecy by the god Apollo, but when she refused to sleep with him he punished her with the curse of never being belie
15 August 2015
A Response to the Open Letter to Tsering Kyi
Right at the start of your article, the way you named Sherab Gatsel Lobling as Sorga School reflects what kind of perspective you hold on Tibet. Misnaming as 'Sorga School’ to such an important institution, a centre of ho
World attention has been riveted on the Greek economic turmoil in the last few weeks, but some Tibetans have probably been paying more attention to a comparatively larger but less discussed crisis – the stock market collapse
09 August 2015
China’s Fear Remains Even After Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s Death
The news opened fresh wounds for Tibetans who called his death a protracted political murder. Tibetans in Tibet braved gunshot wounds to protest against his death. A series of actions continue to take place across the glo
07 August 2015
M.Moynihan's reply to Office of Tibet rejoinder
In response to my op-ed “Tibet and China at the same Washington Lobbyist” published July 10, 2015, Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang, Office of Tibet representative, 06 August 2015
Author's Note: I would like to state that this letter expresses my personal thoughts as a Tibetan woman in regard to Tsering Kyi’s recent comments on gender issues and is not representative of the views of my employer. Thus, I am writing this letter to Tsering Kyi La in my personal capacity because I have listened to and disagreed with
Rejoinder to an article in the Washington Times by the Office of Tibet, DC, USA
We were dismayed to see The Washington Times providing Maura Moynihan a platform to perpetuate the false allegations that she has been leveling against the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and the Tibetan lead
30 July 2015
Undefeated in Death: Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
Few people have done more for Tibet than Tenzin Delek Rinpoche. Born in Lithang, an eastern Tibetan region famous for its fine horses and fearless warriors, Tenzin Delek started off as an unknown lama of humble origins. But through extensive social and humanitarian work, he established scores of clinics, schools and orph
07 July 2015
Dalai Lama, Anything But "A Simple Buddhist Monk"
When the United Nations convened a Millennium World Peace Summit of religious leaders at its headquarters in 2000, one major religious figure was conspicuous by his absence. The Dalai Lama, the spiritual and p
Kundun: The Presence of an Absence
We Tibetans have many terms of respect for His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Yeshe Norbu, Gongsachog, Chenrezig, Gyalwa Rinpoche, Kundun... These are the names we use when we speak amongst ourselves and these were also the nam
30 June 2015
Tibet Isn't Free Yet; That Doesn't Mean the Dalai Lama Has Failed
In recent years I've noticed an increasing trend of articles and commentaries examining the Dalai Lama's life and legacy that conclude Tibetans, and he as their leader, have failed in their cause to restore freedom to Ti
29 April 2015
Anne Applebaum, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and scholar (Gulag, A History), 23 April 2015
A Factual Account of the Tibetan Government’s Gold and Silver
In a book just published, Mr. Gyalo Thondup says that when my father Dundul Namgyal Tsarong, alias George Tsarong was looking after the Tibetan government’s gold and silver most of the money was lost or stolen. He sa
22 April 2015
China has set a definitive tone for this year’s commemorations of the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region’s 50 years by coming out with its most exhaustive and strongest rejection yet of the Middle Way Approac
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EC in limbo as CTA, PM candidate engage in public spat (22:08, 06 Aug 2015)
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Sangay sweeps Dharamshala with big margin in prelims (0)
Two Tibetans arrested for waving Tibetan flag at Xi’s cavalcade (0)
Preliminary voting results pit incumbent PM in the lead (0)
EC clarifies shortlisting process for Sikyong and MPs (0)
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA (0)
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TYC’s indefinite hunger strike called off after UN assurances (0)
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves after accepting a long life prayer offering from four Tibetan organizations at the Tsuglakhang, Nov. 3, 2015 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama watches as nuns participate in debate at the 21st Jang Gunchoe religious festival attended by over 300 nuns from India and Nepal. Tsuglakhang, Oct. 31, 2015, Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
TPIE Speaker Penpa Tsering speaks at the third Body, Mind and Life conference organised by the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute at Mentseekhang Hall, Oct. 15, 2015 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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 Latest Opinions
‘Arbitrary’ dance of Tibetan democracy
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA
A Personal Encounter With Three bravehearts of Tibet
Interesting correspondence between the Dalai Lama and Nehru (1960)
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A Way Ahead: Human Approach to a Peaceful World
Green is In…Red is Out
Subcontinental Drift
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