Category Archives: Opinions
No preliminary elections: Better for Tibetan unity and cause
11 September 2018 | Mila Rangzen
two-round elections do not guarantee the best. We Tibetans must stop fearing to venture on an untravelled path, but rather evolve with the changing times and adapt to the demands of Unity. ...
Gangtok attack on Tenpa Yarphel: Advent of degenerate times
7 September 2018 | Dhundup Tsering
These days, such sacrilegious acts are increasing in number and intensity, and are happening all over the Tibetan diaspora. But we have to resist such a negative wave pervading our society. ...
Dawa Tsering and the Khampa faction: A question of integrity
2 September 2018 | Mila Rangzen
I write this piece on our Tibetan Democracy Day in hopes it will find its way onto our Parliament floor to help promote fair and transparent debate as part of our budding democracy. ...
India’s Karmapa conundrum
30 August 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
India should have been relieved to see a spy leave the country -- but no, India wants its "Chinese spy" back. ...
Time for CTA to distribute vacant houses to new-arrival refugees
20 August 2018 | Dhundup Tsering
I am writing about the relationship of Tibetans taking Indian citizenship and the shortage of housing for Tibetans who have recently arrived from Tibet. ...
Fear they thought they left behind
25 July 2018 | Ugyen Gyalpo
Fear, that our people thought they had left behind, knocks ever closer in our home away from home. ...
Threats to scribes now omnipresent
8 July 2018 | Nava Thakuria
If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...
Need for global migrant policy
28 June 2018 | NS Venkataraman
Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...
Separating Tibetan families: Protected Area Permit for settlements
24 June 2018 | Mila Rangzen
If Tibetans with foreign passports do not pose a threat to Indian security nor to Tibetan culture in the settlements, why didn't CTA review the PAP requirement with the Govt of India? ...
Buddhism and ecologically-sustainable living
22 June 2018 | Paul Grogan
Tibetan Buddhism provides a very powerful over-arching framework for us to address the ecological crisis and achieve more sustainable living for our society. ...