Lukar Jam is a freelance writer, specializing in Chinese and Tibetan issues. He was born in 1972, in Tsolho Dragkartri district, in Amdo, Tibet. A former Chinese political prisoner, and a Tibetan refugee and political activist, Lukar Jam went on to become President of the non-profit Gu-Chu-Sum, dedicated to the welfare of Tibetan political prisoners. He has worked as a civil servant with the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, and ran for Prime Minister (Tibetan: Sikyong) of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile in Dharamshala, India in 2016.
- Lukar Jam’s poem in tribute to Elliot Sperling at TibetSun.com
- Article about Lukar Jam: A Tibetan’s memories of a Chinese prison, at Times of India
- Lukar Jam at Wikipedia