Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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China’s Race Problem: How Beijing Oppresses Minorities

At Foreign Affairs, Tibetan Studies professor Gray Tuttle analyzes ethnic prejudice and racism in Chinese society, and how this manifests as political, economic, and social discrimination: […A]nalyses of China’s troubles in Tibet and other areas that are home to large numbers of ethnic minorities often miss a crucial factor. Many observers, especially those outside

April 21, 2015 6:53 PM

RFA: Tibetan Man Dies After Self-Immolation in Sichuan

According to U.S. government-funded Radio Free Asia, a Tibetan father of seven in his mid-forties self-immolated on April 15. He becomes the 139th Tibetan to self-immolate in protest of Beijing’s policies in Tibetan regions since 2009, and the second to do so this month: Nei Kyab, believed to be in his mid-40s, set himself ablaze on April 15 in the courtyard of his home in Soruma

April 17, 2015 5:35 PM

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