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For as long as the West continues to play salesman rather than statesman, placing commercial opportunity above moral rectitude, Tsundue faces a solitary mission.
Instead of begging His Holiness to lead us on, we must come forward and take up the challenge he is handing over to us, his children.
Somewhere along the path, I lost it, don’t know where or when.
“I am Indian, perhaps more Indian than you. Why do I need a certificate?”
It’s up to India to decide whether to host such a dharma avatar as the Seventeenth Karmapa as a refugee, or to hand the sceptre to a triumphant China.
It’s time the true wishes of the Chinese people be expressed. And there’s no one who can do it more effectively than you, Mr Wen.
This is perhaps what pushes writers like Sonam and Tsundue to their desks every morning to sing the songs of freedom on behalf of their silenced brethren behind the pale hills of the Himalayas. Their songs are sad and touching of course, but they are never depressing.
The Tibetan activist outlines his people’s crucial history of hope in the half century since the March Uprising.
Whatever we spoke for was all for the freedom of Tibet and our main concern was for our brethren inside Tibet who are living under Chinese occupation.
The March to Tibet began from Dharamsala on 10th March, the same day similar uprisings happened all around the world, organized by Tibetans and Tibet supporters, even in Tibet — a global Tibetan uprising.
Why is his blood so hot? They ask, / And I tell them — / That you were orphaned by circumstances
It has been a long journey of shifting Chinese images for exile Tibetans.
Though exotic Tibet sells in the West, there are hardly any takers when it comes to tackling the real issue. The issue is Independence!
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.
Ask me where I’m from and I won’t have an answer.
The Tibetan in Mumbai / is not a foreigner. / He is a cook
Independence is the one aspiration that can unite all Tibetans, whether inside or outside Tibet.
From Ladakh / Tibet is just a gaze away.