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by Josh Rudolph | Dec 5, 2016
Last month, the Dalai Lama traveled to Mongolia, a country with long religious and cultural ties...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 17, 2016
Currently on a tour of Europe, the Dalai Lama had lunch on Sunday with Slovakian president Andrej...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 19, 2014
With deep-seated ethnic tensions on prominent display in China’s far west, Andrew Jacobs...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 12, 2011
In a blog post translated by High Peaks Pure Earth, Tibetan poet and writer Woeser describes Chinese efforts to dominate accounts of Tibet’s history. The Chinese government proclaimed in January 2009 that a festival called...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 7, 2011
In the New York Review of Books, Tibet scholar Robert Barnett writes about the Dalai Lama’s recent announcement that he was retiring from his political position as head of the Tibetan government-in-exile, and explains why,...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 14, 2009
Edward Wong for the New York Times reports on the mysterious shroud that has been long-held over Tibet: Tibetans widely resent Chinese rule, and Chinese leaders fear that Tibetans could seize on this month, the 50th anniversary...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 13, 2009
While those at the polar ends of the Tibet debate may see it as a black and white issue, a few efforts have been made recently to show the complexity of the problems involved. China Pictorial, an official travel and photography...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 1, 2008
Elliot Sperling writes the following OP-ED in the New York Times: For many Tibetans, the case for the historical independence of their land is unequivocal. They assert that Tibet has always been and by rights now ought to be an...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2008
A new museum in Beijing will offer the official view of Tibetan history – a source of much debate in the wake of unrest in the region. From the New York Times: History is often interpreted to meet the political objectives...
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