Disney bans Scorsese’s ‘Kundun’ over Chinese pressure

By Tenzin Dedan DHARAMSHALA, Nov 15: In a yet another move that signals the power dynamics between Hollywood and China, entertainment giant Disney has banned Martin Scorsese’s 1997 film “Kundun” in all formats, in response to Chinese government pressure. The film captures the story of His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama and the Chinese occupation […]

Tibetan publishing houses in Tibet under severe clampdown

By Tenzin Nyidon DHARAMSHALA, Nov 15: The publishing industry in Tibet has faced escalating control and censorship lately, with the Chinese government imposing stringent restrictions on independent Tibetan publishing houses, according to Tibet Times. The Chinese government’s  White Paper, released on Nov. 10, claimed to uphold “the study and use of the Tibetan language and script,” […]