Category Archives: Opinions
Is Migrating to a “New Tibet” the Solution?
11 November 2013 | Mila Rangzen
Four decades of Middle Way Approach (MWA) with no Genuine Autonomy in sight proves that it has failed. An alternative: demand Independence for the Kongpo area. ...
Jamyang Norbu: The merchant of mendacity?
8 November 2013 | Jay Gelek
I can't understand what Jamyang Norbu was thinking when he wrote his latest piece "the sad painful joke of Tibetan democracy". To me it defies common sense to compare the efficacy of a nascent democracy. ...
Tibet’s Middle Way
6 November 2013 | Tsering Wangchuk
The story of Tibetans led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama can be the beacon and the recourse for the world strewn with war and sufferings and usher a new era of dialogue and peace for the future. ...
2 November 2013 | Thierry Dodin
Akong Rinpoche's grumpy ways brought him into some occasional awkward situations, but he provided education and lifted many more out of poverty in Tibet. A man with such a legacy cannot have made too bad choices. ...
Little Tibet: The Third Way!
9 October 2013 | Mila Rangzen
To understand why "autonomy" is an unrealistic goal, one must first be familiar with the list of demands, and the history of Chinese deceptions. ...
Independence – No ear wants to hear
27 September 2013 | Choenyi Woser
What benefit do we get here in exile, far away from our homeland, by blaming and accusing each other? ...
Edward Snowden: “It was the right thing to do and I have no regrets”
12 July 2013 | Edward Snowden
Transcript of Edward Snowden's statement after meeting with officials from Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. ...
Equality for Tibetan women lifts the whole community
12 July 2013 | Kunsang Dolma
Men who consider the woman's point of view before taking actions that affect women's lives will help women, help themselves, and make our community better. ...
Did Edward Snowden do the right thing?
10 July 2013 | Ben Griffin
Snowden is right to speak out publicly about US privacy intrusions, because the NSA has become one of the threats that it was formed to protect against. ...
HIV/AIDS in the Tibetan diaspora
3 June 2013 | Lobsang Yeshi
The approach of the Tibetan community towards HIV/AIDS oscillates between callous indifference and frantic intensity, despite the gradual swell in HIV/AIDS infections and decade-long awareness campaigns. ...