Category Archives: Opinions
Will the Hong Kong protests move China towards being a better world citizen?
19 August 2019 | NS Venkataraman
The question is whether the Chinese government will mend its ways to gain more acceptability in the world as a civilized government that respects human freedoms and individual liberty. ...
Times have changed but are no longer strange
15 August 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
We need the courage, solitude, and bravery displayed by the students of Hong Kong. We need the courage of our pawos to inflame the fire trapped inside us. ...
Will there be a solution for the Kashmir problem?
4 August 2019 | NS Venkataraman
It appears that the Pakistan side of the Kashmir problem will still linger on for quite a long time for India, and it appears to be impossible to make conclusions about the end of the road. ...
Identifying small pains in Achilles’ heel is America’s political gain
29 July 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
I hope and pray that the US show more political engagement and thereby also pave the way for other countries that are being oppressed by China. ...
Who is China, to appoint the next Dalai Lama?
16 July 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Unfortunately, the world is keeping its eyes deliberately closed to China’s religious onslaught and aggressive approach in curbing the freedom of religions. ...
Let’s welcome an “attractive” Dalai Lama next
2 July 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Trolls need not show such tantrums towards someone who has given his life for the good of the whole world. ...
Mounting calls for conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama
18 June 2019 | Nava Thakuria
Indian supporters for a free Tibet have urged the Indian government to confer the Bharat Ratna on the 14th Dalai Lama for his immense contributions in creating goodwill for India. ...
Will China mend its ways after Hong Kong protest?
16 June 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Comparing the Hong Kong protest to the way it crushed the Tiananmen Square protest, one must not think that the Chinese government has become less ruthless or more human rights conscious. ...
This street has our name
5 June 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
In the hills of Ithaca I came upon a quiet corner of a single-lane road named Tibet Road. To see a road being named after my lost country Tibet was heartwarming to say the least. ...
Why I am not afraid of Communist China
3 June 2019 | Khedroob Thondup
After 60 years of occupation, Beijing still has no confidence in its rule over Tibet. As long as we have the moral high ground, Beijing will fail to control the minds of the Tibetan people. ...