Category Archives: Opinions
The Dalai Lama is the darling of India: Let it be told to China
31 March 2017 | NS Venkataraman
Many Indians think of the Dalai Lama as one of their own, even though he is a Tibetan by birth. ...
Powerful women in the history of Tibet
12 March 2017 | Laden Tshering Samdup
The first Tibetans–in-exile survived mainly due to their women, who were running small businesses and raising their children, from the pavements of New Delhi to the remoteness of Orissa. ...
Commemorating Tibetan Uprising Day in the face of our political differences
7 March 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
It will be ours to rejoice in genuine freedom at last -- given our fire of freedom is still alight and burning like it is today! ...
Need to resist China’s uncivilised expansionist policies
5 March 2017 | NS Venkataraman
Many nations shout from the rooftops about the causes of liberty and freedom, but maintain a thunderous silence as far as the issue of China’s aggression in Tibet is concerned. ...
Bob Dylan and the Tibetans
27 February 2017 | Laden Tshering Samdup
Now would have been an appropriate time for the Nobel Academy to give cognizance to Tibetan literature, and to attempt to protect it from the machinations of the Chinese. ...
The sour holes in the Swiss cheese
24 February 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
By changing their policy towards Tibetan as nationality, Switzerland is now poked with just as many holes as their famed Swiss cheese -- black holes of immorality. ...
Evolving Tibetan community in North America: Challenges and opportunities
22 February 2017 | Tenzin Tsedup
Tibetan Associations and Cultural Centres are central to the preservation of our cultural heritage including identity and language. ...
Anguished Fear: Refugee in Trumped America
4 February 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
To close the door to refugees, who are collecting every bit of courage to rise from the ashes of destruction, is contradictory to the humanitarian values that this country upholds. ...
Books for the President-elect
17 January 2017 | Chewang Ngokhang
It is both amazing and delightful to learn that our President-elect Donald Trump has read several meaningful books. ...
Donald Trump for Tibet: Between the lines
4 January 2017 | Gyalpo Tsering
President Donald Trump would indirectly benefit us more than all the goody-two-shoe US presidents so far -- none have helped us get back home to our country. ...