Pawo: From the Roof of the World Over to the Roofs of Majnu-ka-tilla

September 13, 2016 8:17 pm0 comments
Pawo: From the Roof of the World Over to the Roofs of Majnu-ka-tilla

Title: Pawo (Eng: Hero) Director: Marvin Litwak, Co-Director: Sonam Tseten Production Year: 2016 Country: Germany, India. Category: Drama, Bio Length: 117 minutes Language, Subtitles: English (Voiceover) and Tibetan with English subtitles From the Roof of the World Over to the Roofs of Majnu-ka-tilla “Pawo” is not a film about self-immolations, […]

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Tibet medal-of-courage awardee has two sons living in exile

July 18, 2016 11:22 pm0 comments
Tibet medal-of-courage awardee has two sons living in exile

Dear Tibetan Review Members, Tashi Delek to everyone. My name is Dawa Tsering. I am the elder son of Tibetan Political prisoner Mrs. Yeshi Choedon who is currently serving 15 years of jail sentence in Tibet. I am writing this mail regarding my mother. I recently came across an article […]

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Opinion: A Tribute to Commander Pachen

May 7, 2016 12:52 pm0 comments
Commander Pachen

 Phuntsog Wangyal (Tibetanreview.net, May 7, 2016) Mustang is a region of Nepal offering breathtaking scenery and vast, magnificent landscapes. Despite its tranquil beauty, this region became a vital base as a strategic site for Tibetans to establish a secret resistance camp and fight for their homeland in 1962. Amid the […]

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Unity: Standing Together In Joy And Sorrow

April 13, 2016 4:52 pm10 comments
Unity: Standing Together In Joy And Sorrow

Dhardon Sharling (TibetanReview.net, Apr13, 2016) Back in June 1994, it was a rainy, gloomy day, and my eighth grade classmates and I were hoping that our Tibetan class instructor would take us to the screening of a documentary film about modern life in Tibet. With the weather adding to our […]

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Understanding the real Tibet issue

March 9, 2016 3:19 pm0 comments
Understanding the  real Tibet issue

This editorial appeared in the Special Issue 2016 edition of Tibetan Review. The Sino-Tibetan conflict today is a battle for minds rather than for territory as far as the official Tibetan side is concerned. It is quintessentially a democratic campaign with a very limited scope. That is because whatever opportunities Tibet […]

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The Pope Visits Mexico: A Model for the Chinese in Tibet?

February 20, 2016 1:19 pm1 comment
The Pope Visits Mexico: A Model for the Chinese in Tibet?

(By Diane Wolff, Tibetan Review, Feb 20, 2016) In the background of the Pope’s recent visit to Mexico and the wider global historical experiences, Diane Wolff* asks, given China’s perception of free practice of Buddhism and its top leader, the Dalai Lama, as the biggest threats to its rule in […]

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Five Suggestions for Improving the Tibetan Electoral Process

February 19, 2016 10:02 pm0 comments
Five Suggestions for Improving the Tibetan Electoral Process

(By Tenzin Palkyi, Tibetan Review, Feb 19, 2016) With just over a month left until Tibetans queue at voting booths around the world to elect the Sikyong and Members of Parliament, I think it is important to reflect on our electoral process and explore opportunities to further strengthen democratic practices […]

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China’s New Strategy in Tibet: Why China Came out with a New White Paper?

September 21, 2015 7:14 pm0 comments
China’s New Strategy in Tibet: Why China Came out with a New White Paper?

  By Dr Satish Kumar* (TibetanReview.net, Sep21, 2015) – “Tibet is now in its golden age,” says a white paper on Tibet titled “Successful Practice of Regional Ethnic Autonomy in Tibet” issued by China on September 6. This policy document was released to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding […]

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Autonomy versus independence versus China

August 29, 2015 1:01 am0 comments
Autonomy versus independence versus China

This editorial appeared in the March-April 2015 edition of Tibetan Review.  The immediate provocation for the Mar 10, 1959 uprising in Tibet’s capital Lhasa was China’s unmistakable intention to make a prisoner of Tibet’s temporal and spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, by requiring him to attend a theatrical show at […]

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The 13th Dalai Lama’s diplomatic parleys in Peking in 1908

August 19, 2015 11:54 pm0 comments
The 13th Dalai Lama’s diplomatic parleys in Peking in 1908

This article appeared in the March-April 2015 edition of Tibetan Review. Matteo Miele* examines the diplomatic activities of the 13th Dalai Lama in Beijing during his escape there in the aftermath of the British invasion of Tibet in 1903-04, which explains why he made the 1912 declaration of Tibet’s independence: […]

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