Category Archives: Opinions

  • Vijay Kranti Tibetan self immolations: Why isn’t the world listening?

    Jamphel Yeshi has left the world the question: Have we arrived at a stage where thousands of struggling communities might lose faith in the tools of democracy and non-violence to resolve conflict? ...

  • Hissay P Bhutia Burning soul – A struggle for freedom

    Let us not ignore the fact that Jamphel Yeshi did not burn only himself: what burned is the agony of every Tibetan. ...

  • Bhuchung D Sonam Lobsang Sangay steps in as Tibet’s legitimate leader

    No matter how hard Beijing imposes its increasingly harsh rule over Tibet, Tibetans inside and outside Tibet put their trust in the leadership of Lobsang Sangay for a future free Tibet. ...

  • Thierry Dodin On the difference between big and grand

    The current 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will cast a light on this unique organisation. ...

  • Lalit Mansingh India rises on global stage in 2010

    Today, India as a nation with political stability, military strength and a growing economy, why should we be so hesitant to act as a world power? ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Obama you can change!

    If Obama will not address the real issues when he meets the Dalai Lama on Thursday, he will be only betraying American principles, as well as his own. ...

  • Geoff Dyer Tibetan test for Obama’s engagement with China

    If Obama stays quiet on Tibet and does not meet the Dalai Lama soon after, China is likely to redouble its efforts to isolate the Dalai Lama. ...

  • Melissa Parke Gift for a simple Buddhist monk

    The real gift an Australian delegation could give to a simple Buddhist monk was their commitment to continue to pursue the cause of human rights for Tibetans. ...

  • Tsering Choekyap The Miss Tibet Beauty Pageant: a voice of Tibet

    This writer, a simple Buddhist monk, who has received modern education in India, can not understand why our own people criticise the Miss Tibet Beauty Pageant. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Tale of cyber war: China and Tibet

    Looking at all the top-level Tibet domains obtained by exile Tibetans, it would seem that Tibetans are web-savvy, and better than China at using the world's new favourite media tool. ...