A Constitutional Crisis in Gangchen Kyishong

October 4, 2020 11:46 pm0 comments
A Constitutional Crisis in Gangchen Kyishong

Kunsang Tanzin* contends that a constitutional crisis has arisen from the refusal of the Standing Committee of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile to submit to the jurisdiction of the Tibetan judiciary on the latter’s apex body’s recent decision to rule its postponement of the Sep 2020 session of the parliament […]

Read more ›

A darker fate?

August 23, 2020 10:25 pm0 comments
A darker fate?

Ben Byrne* wonders whether Tibet before the Chinese invasion took place would have accepted a possible American support with conditions whose full range of consequences could not have been foreseen at that time and whether, if ‘yes’, the Tibetan people would then have met a fate akin to that of […]

Read more ›

Why am I running for Sikyong?

August 16, 2020 3:31 am0 comments
Why am I running for Sikyong?

– Kasur Lobsang Nyandak Today, we Tibetans are at a significant crossroad in our history. While tremendous opportunities lie ahead to rebuild on the momentum of our achievements thus far, it is also time for us to collectively review and overcome some real challenges that can prove detrimental to our […]

Read more ›

Tibet’s rights against China’s might

July 25, 2020 9:34 pm0 comments
Tibet’s rights against China’s might

Whatever the legal status of Tibet might have been under international law, Tibet around the turn of the 20th century and thereafter abjectly lacked the power to enforce its claim of independence against a territorially assertive China, whether in the waning years of the Qing dynasty, or during the Kuomintang […]

Read more ›

China’s Ladakh aggression and the Qing dynasty’s continental hegemony

July 9, 2020 11:35 pm0 comments
China’s Ladakh aggression and the Qing dynasty’s continental hegemony

Ben Byrne* sees a remarkable similarity between the continental hegemony and territorial ambitions of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) and communist China’s current aggressive assertiveness designed to realize the glory years of imperial China. (TibetanReview.net, Jul09’20) – Until the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912, diplomatic activity in China was […]

Read more ›

MAY THE ‘OCEAN OF WISDOM’ KEEP FLOWING!

July 4, 2020 10:00 pm0 comments
MAY THE ‘OCEAN OF WISDOM’ KEEP FLOWING!

A Tribute to Dalai Lama on His Birthday Prof. Madhu Rajput* & Squadron Leader Toolika Rani (retd)** (TibetanReview.net, Jul04’20) – The history of human existence has been dotted with conflict. Religion, nation, race, caste, gender, class; the outward reason may have differed but the underlying element remained the same- the […]

Read more ›