What we exile Tibetans can do is to strengthen our democratic foundations by exercising our rights to free expression and action.
How will Beijing proceed after the historic Tibetan uprising of March 2008? And how will the Tibetans themselves?
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.
An account of the participation of the writer’s mother and father in the making of the film Seven Years in Tibet.
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.
Darkness descends / From the sky / Ere sunset
Independence is the one aspiration that can unite all Tibetans, whether inside or outside Tibet.