Europe Tibetan Congress — a bridge to nowhere?

A bucketful of cold, conservative water was poured over this historic meeting at a critical period in our history due to pettiness and unwillingness to move beyond our comfort zones. None of the recommendations moved beyond the regular campaigns and initiatives already being implemented by various Tibetans communities. An opportunity to send a clear message of support to our brethren inside was missed.

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Discussing Tibet, Without BS

Review of book China’s Tibet? Autonomy or Assimilation by Warren W. Smith Jr.

Smith is clearly aware of the numerous mistakes and even cupidity of the Tibetans in their dealings with China, but correctly sees these as secondary, sometimes even irrelevant to the overpowering reality of China’s brutal occupation and relentless assimilation of Tibet.

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Why the march matters

What we exile Tibetans can do is to strengthen our democratic foundations by exercising our rights to free expression and action.

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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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Now Tibet is not so far

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.

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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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Don’t Stop the Revolution!

Dharamshala’s hope, of course, is that if the crisis is stopped it could go back trying to negotiate with Beijing. In spite of all that has happened in Tibet our leaders completely fail to see that this will never happen.

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Red Forehead

Why is his blood so hot? They ask, / And I tell them — / That you were orphaned by circumstances

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