200 residents detained in Lhasa over lockdown protests

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Nov. 4: Around 200 residents of Tibet’s capital city Lhasa have been detained on Thursday following a massive protests last week against the Covid-19 lockdown, according to Radio Free Asia. The rare protests on Oct. 26 had both Chinese and Tibetan local residents pushing for the Chinese government to withdraw the […]

DIFF 2022 underway after two year hiatus

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Nov. 4: The Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) kicked off at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts on Thursday following two years of online hiatus, with Sundance Jury prize awardee Fire in the Mountains by Ajitpal Singh as the first screening. The four-day festival is set to showcase 80 films from 32 countries, […]

Obituary: To Sir With Love

By Karma T. Ngodup  Every morning, walking down the narrow street, Merging into the wide stretch of path along the mall road, Through the forest, around the winding road down to Happy Valley, And finally, stopping in a classroom filled with refugee children, Was a lean man, tall and sinewy, and students gazed at him […]