Lukar Jam

Lukar Jam 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 on TibetWrites

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  • An Anniversary Full of Contentions If in future the Tibetan Government-in-Exile stops issuing politically important documents like the 10 March statement with their contents attributed to His Holiness, then we will have fulfilled the Dalai Lama’s assertion that His Holiness is now semi-retired and does not involve himself in active politics. 28 December 2007
  • Tibet’s Socrates? What matters is that in future we have to make sure that no one suffers in the name of democracy like Socrates once did. 28 December 2007


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