Sixty Years Today: A Martyr Shot on the Banks of Lhasa’s Kyichu River

March 22, 2019 2:22 am0 comments
Sixty Years Today: A Martyr Shot on the Banks of Lhasa’s Kyichu River

Paljor Tsarong* remembers an unsung independence fighter who died during the tumult of China’s brutal suppression of the Mar 1959 Tibetan national uprising in Lhasa. (TibetanReview.net, Mar21’19) – “Who’s that man in the photo with a suit and a tie?” my daughter asked. “That photo’s been lying around for ages […]

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In Poor Taste: Chinese Students Politicizing the International Food Festival at JNU

March 15, 2019 1:35 am0 comments
In Poor Taste:  Chinese Students Politicizing the International Food Festival at JNU

– By Apa Lhamo & Tashi Yangzom* (TibetanReview.net, Mar12’19) – Many of the international students studying at Jawaharlal Nehru University celebrate the Republic Day of India through preparing and sharing examples of their cuisine – serving delicacies from their respective countries to the JNU faculty and students every year. This […]

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Call for nationalism to address 60 years of Tibet’s humiliation

March 11, 2019 4:26 am0 comments
Call for nationalism to address 60 years of Tibet’s humiliation

On this 60th Tibetan national uprising day, Palden Sonam* calls for focus on the ideal of Tibetan nationalism as the linchpin for uniting the Tibetan people and sustaining the freedom struggle.  Introduction This year marks sixty years of Chinese occupation of Tibet. For Tibetan people, it means sixty years of […]

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Sixty Years of Oppression and Exploitation: Tibet Under China

March 9, 2019 1:19 am0 comments
Sixty Years of Oppression and Exploitation: Tibet Under China

As China continues to argue how it has peacefully liberated Tibet and claims that Tibetans have nothing but gratitude to it, Tsewang Rigzin* cites vital statistical figures to point out that China remains the colonial exploiter that Tibetans contend Beijing continues to be in their homeland. As Tibetans around the […]

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Album Review: Madro

February 26, 2019 5:21 am0 comments
Album Review: Madro

By: Jamyang Phuntsok Along with the novel, the film, and test cricket, the music album ranks high on my list of most satisfying human inventions. (War, tax return and polite conversations at parties are at the bottom.) All of them ask for some investment of time or participation from the […]

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Opinion: The CPC and the Tibet Question: Revisiting Hu Yaobang’s Historic Visit to Tibet in 1980

January 30, 2019 6:26 am0 comments
Opinion: The CPC and the Tibet Question: Revisiting Hu Yaobang’s Historic Visit to Tibet in 1980

Hemant Adlakha, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Centre for Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Looks at the Tibet issue as a part of his study on China, his field of specialization, refers to the Tibet-related policies and actions of former party […]

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