In an interview with Himal Southasian, University of British Columbia historian Tsering Shakya...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 6, 2018
As new Chinese surveillance technology spreads across the country and beyond, Sixth Tone’s...
by Cindy | Feb 26, 2016
At CNN, Katie Hunt reports that the Tibet Autonomous Region is closed to all foreign visitors and...
by Josh Rudolph | May 18, 2015
May 17 marked the 20-year anniversary of the disappearance of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Tibetan...
by Josh Rudolph | May 16, 2013
Harvard educated Dr. Lobsang Sangay was elected as the Tibetan government-in-exile’s equivalent of prime minister in 2011 — he was the second to be directly elected to this position, and the first to be head of the Central...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 13, 2013
After a Tibetan man set himself on fire in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu on Wednesday, exile and activist groups reported that the 100th self-immolation protest within Tibet had taken place in Ngaba on February 3rd. From...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 29, 2012
Dharamsala-based Phayul.com reports that the 88th and 89th Tibetan self-immolations since 2009 took place on Wednesday and Thursday respectively, bringing the total for November to 27. Sources have identified the Tibetan man as...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 28, 2012
Dharamsala-based Phayul.com reports the 25th self-immolation case this month and news of one of the five Tibetans who set fire to themselves on November 7th, on the eve of China’s 18th Party Congress. The man is said to...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 19, 2012
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the start of the 1962 Sino-Indian War on Saturday, The Economist visited the disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh over which it was fought. The area, sometimes known in China as “South...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2012
AFP reports on the deteriorating situation of Nepal’s 20,000 Tibetan exiles as China’s influence in the country grows. For decades, Nepal has been a safe haven for Tibetans fleeing China but activists say their...
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