Category Archives: Elsewhere on the Web

Interesting articles around the web.

  • Tibet’s future: The limits of despair

    Five years after an explosion of unrest on the Tibetan plateau, the region is again in crisis. This time the world is looking away ...

  • Chavez was a ‘good friend of Chinese people’

    Chavez greeted Liu and his colleagues and with great passion when he visited a product promotion campaign and later at a ceremony held by the company, Liu remembered. ...

  • Tibetan ‘exile-govt’ called two-faced

    A senior official of the Tibet autonomous region said the "Tibetan government-in-exile" in Dharamshala, India, is two-faced because it claims to discourage self-immolation but actually fans extremism in China. ...

  • Analysis: China’s next inner circle

    Even as Xi Jinping gets ready to assume the presidency of China this month, jockeying has begun for 2017 when rising stars of the ruling Communist Party move into top leadership posts. ...

  • No local residents, monks, nuns self-immolate in Tibet: official

    No local residents, monks or nuns in Tibet Autonomous Region have self-immolated so far, despite a string of similar incidents in neighbouring Tibetan-inhabited regions, said a Tibetan official. ...

  • “Self-immolation Guide”: desperate insanity of the Dalai clique

    Recently, the Dalai clique published a "Self-immolation Guide" on the Internet, openly encouraging the Tibetans within the Chinese border to "carry out self-immolations according to the plan and procedures". ...

  • Our national security plan: Racing China to disaster

    After Bollywood, distrust of Pakistan and cricket (not necessarily in that order), what unites most Indians is our fear of China. The RSS worries about the Chinese cyber threat. ...

  • As self-immolations approach 100, some Tibetans are asking if it is worth it

    A crowd of Tibetans came here to India's capital last week, bearing flags and political banners and a bittersweet admixture of hope and despair. ...

  • Fanning the flames

    Two Tibetans stood trial Saturday for intentional murder after they confessed to having incited a series of self-immolations in "Tibetan-inhabited Aba prefecture" [Tibetan: Ngaba] of "Sichuan Province" [Amdo], under instructions from the "Dalai Lama clique". ...

  • India expands to face China

    The source of the current border tensions goes back a century, and heated up when China resumed its control over Tibet in the 1950s. ...