Tenzin Tsundue

is a restless young Tibetan who, after graduating from Madras University, South India, braved snowstorms and treacherous mountains, broke all rules and restrictions, crossed the Himalayas on foot and went into forbidden Tibet! The purpose? To see the situation of his occupied country and lend a hand to the freedom struggle. Arrested by China’s border …

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I am a terrorist

For as long as the West continues to play salesman rather than statesman, placing commercial opportunity above moral rectitude, Tsundue faces a solitary mission.

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Make it a Burning Issue

The world media has given the Tibetan immolations the absolutely minimum attention it is possible to give to a major news story, without actually opening itself to the charge of deliberately and cynically ignoring the issue altogether.

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The Bounty March

The Tibetan activist outlines his people’s crucial history of hope in the half century since the March Uprising.

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It’s not the economy, stupid!

In spite of the unmistakable political message from Lhasa, there were attempts in the Western media to interpret the protests largely in economic terms – Tibetan dissatisfaction growing from the absence of economic opportunities.

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Karmapa and the Cranes

If we want to be non-violent, we should be so out of genuine moral conviction, not as a roundabout way to ingratiate ourselves with the Chinese Communist dictators.

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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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I’m Tired

I am tired, / I am tired doing that 10th March ritual, screaming from the hills of Dharamsala.

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