Grab that Torch!

In Beijing’s case one important reason for hosting the Olympics is, without doubt, to rehabilitate its image; to reprogram people’s memories about the past.

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Tibet does not exist, Tibet does exist

When I googled “Dreaming Lhasa” in Chinese, most entries were advertisements for a trip called “Dreaming Lhasa” sponsored by travel agencies all over China.

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Your Birthday

Each man was wearing a tall hat made from paper, and a square plank hung on his chest from the neck. On the plank were each man’s crime and a red cross. One of the men was your father.

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Games People Play

You might also ask how can denying China the right to host the Olympics for the second time help bring China in the global family?

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The Prisoner

Review of book A Tibetan Revolutionary by Melvyn Goldstein

What is clear is that Phunwang was the victim of a revolution betrayed. This excellent, detailed account of his life will help future generations to decide for themselves whether he was indeed a good guy or not.

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The Forgotten Anniversary

This piece was written to remind Tibetans of the forgotten anniversary of our national revolution. All Tibetans need to be reminded of this, especially those who made it into exile.

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Why?

Though exotic Tibet sells in the West, there are hardly any takers when it comes to tackling the real issue. The issue is Independence!

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Our religion and the struggle

When Wen Jiabao comes to India to talk business and border, we must remind him that he has been eating out of Tibet, and raise the issue that China cannot dance on our backs and yet shake hands with India.

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