Category Archives: Opinions
Will the Trumpquake create favourable waves for Tibet?
29 December 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
Trump's China-bashing might actually strengthen the nerves of the suppressed people within China, who probably until now were so used to seeing their leaders being appeased by the world. ...
Is China scared of the Dalai Lama?
19 December 2016 | NS Venkataraman
The moral power of Tibet is gaining strength over the military and economic power of China. It remains to be seen as to how long China can retain its ill-gotten hold on Tibet. ...
Upon Standing Rock Tibet wails
7 December 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
What the native Americans have been going through for hundreds of years resonates closely to what my people in Tibet are going through -- the systematic destruction of their civilization. ...
China’s unreasonable objection to Trump’s Taiwan call?
5 December 2016 | NS Venkataraman
The reality is that China and the US depend on each other to a considerable extent. When Trump spoke to the Taiwanese President, he clearly knows this. China cannot walk away from the US. ...
Trump presidency; minority’s hell
30 November 2016 | Mila Rangzen
If America belongs to whites who exterminated 90% of the native Americans to whom it actually belongs, then it certainly belongs to immigrants of colour who simply come here for better lives ...
Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia: The shape of things to come
27 November 2016 | NS Venkataraman
Tibetans should use this opening given by Mongolia of receiving the Dalai Lama, and inject more dynamism and impetus to the campaign for freedom of Tibet. ...
A cherished second life
23 November 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
No matter how successful you have become as a refugee, it is morally imperative that you must never forget where we all came from and from what challenged environmental roots we all grew. ...
Mr Modi’s demonetisation move reflects his commitment to the cause
19 November 2016 | NS Venkataraman
While the demonetisation drive reflects Mr Modi’s commitment to the cause, his strength of character and determination will take him through. ...
Lobsang Wangyal: The show must go on
1 November 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
I don’t own as large and strong heart as Lobsang to take things in my stride, but as long as it makes news and keeps Tibet from fading from public memory, you have to be Lobsang Wangyal. ...
Tibetan democracy calls for next big leap
28 October 2016 | Tenzin Tsedup
With the devolution of political power to the elected Tibetan leadership, it is upon us to initiate the next democratic and electoral reform. ...