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

January 30, 2019 6:26 am0 comments
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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Protecting Tibetan Women’s Rights in the Age of Social Media

January 17, 2019 1:52 am0 comments
Protecting Tibetan Women’s Rights in the Age of Social Media

-By Dhardon Sharling & Tenzin Palkyi* A few weeks ago, a man named Mila Rangzen released a video publicly attacking the character and reputation of eight women, most of whom were or are working for the Central Tibetan Administration. Under the pretext of launching a Tibetan #MeToo Movement, this YouTube video […]

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A Long Quiet Journey: Reflections on the Life and Work of Dawa Norbu

January 6, 2019 4:37 am0 comments
A Long Quiet Journey: Reflections on the Life and Work of Dawa Norbu

Dr Tashi Rabgey, Research Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University, in her keynote address, lauds Prof Dawa Norbu as the first modern Tibetan social scientist who in his long and quiet journey through the halls of academia had demonstrated the will to be disciplined by a different tradition of […]

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Democracy sans political parties and way forward

December 10, 2018 2:25 pm0 comments
Democracy sans political parties and way forward

(TibetanReview.net, Dec09, 2018) – Choenyi Woser* suggests that not only is the exile Tibetan democratic process fundamentally flawed but also that the recent amendment of the electoral law by the Tibetan parliament in exile has made it even more murky. It has been 59 years since Tibetans led by His […]

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Remembering my uncle Palden Gyatso-la

December 7, 2018 4:28 am2 comments
Remembering my uncle Palden Gyatso-la

By Puntsok Tsering Duechung* (TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – I was repeatedly given to hear from my mother during my days as a child living in Tibet concerning my uncle Palden Gyatso-la of Panam Gadong Bhelre that during the period he and my grandfather Duechung Sonam Dorje-la remained in jail and […]

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The Dalai Lama’s Clarion Call

December 6, 2018 12:27 am4 comments
The Dalai Lama’s Clarion Call

Rob Hogendoorn* points out how alleged sexual misbehaviour of a few Tibetan Buddhist masters based in the West is a legitimate concern with regard to the public image of Tibetan Buddhism and suggests that the Dalai Lama has led the way for other leaders to act on the issue. (TibetanReview.net, […]

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