Category Archives: Opinions

  • Mila Rangzen Is Migrating to a “New Tibet” the Solution?

    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. ...

  • Jay Gelek Jamyang Norbu: The merchant of mendacity?

    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. ...

  • Tsering Wangchuk Tibet’s Middle Way

    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. ...

  • Thierry Dodin Crocodile tears

    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. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Little Tibet: The Third Way!

    To understand why "autonomy" is an unrealistic goal, one must first be familiar with the list of demands, and the history of Chinese deceptions. ...

  • Choenyi Woser Independence – No ear wants to hear

    What benefit do we get here in exile, far away from our homeland, by blaming and accusing each other? ...

  • Edward Snowden Edward Snowden: “It was the right thing to do and I have no regrets”

    Transcript of Edward Snowden's statement after meeting with officials from Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. ...

  • Kunsang Dolma Equality for Tibetan women lifts the whole community

    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. ...

  • Ben Griffin Did Edward Snowden do the right thing?

    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. ...

  • Lobsang Yeshi HIV/AIDS in the Tibetan diaspora

    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. ...