Tibetan activist Jigme Gyatso has been released from prison due to poor health one year from the end of an extended sentence, according to Radio Free Asia and the Dharamsala-based Central Tibetan Administration. From Andrew...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 31, 2013
Chinese authorities have barred German electronic music legends Kraftwerk from a Beijing festival, apparently because of a cancelled appearance at a concert for Tibetan independence 15 years ago. From Jonathan Kaiman at The...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 9, 2012
Radio Free Asia reports that a 43rd Tibetan self-immolation protest took place just north of Lhasa on Saturday. It is not known whether the protester survived. The man, in his 20’s, shouted slogans in support of Tibet’s...
by Scott Greene | Oct 10, 2011
India’s Sunday Guardian discusses the information war and repression of Tibetan identity in the context of a viral Tibetan rap video titled “Shapale,” named after the Tibetan meat dumpling hanging from the...
by cdtstaff | Apr 27, 2011
Harvard academic Lobsang Sangay has been elected to become the new Prime Minister of Tibetan government-in-exile. From the Atlantic: Exiled Tibetans elected a 43-year-old Harvard academic to replace the Dalai Lama in his role as...
by Japhet Weeks | Dec 15, 2008
Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the failed armed uprising in Tibet against Chinese rule. Saransh Sehgal, reporting for the Asia Times Online, says that Tibetans, young and old, are planning a protest march even more...
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