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Special Report: China’s Cyber War & More

Special Report: China’s Cyber War <span class="amp">&</span> More

May 2013

More self immolations, a "facelift" for Lhasa and what China's cyber-hacking scandal means for you.

Extended Interview with Ladhon Tethong

Extended Interview with Ladhon Tethong

May 2013

An extended version of our interview with Tibet Action Institute’s Lhadon Tethong about the lat­est devel­op­ments in Tibet.

Democracy in Exile: The final step

Democracy in Exile: The final step

April 2012

The Tibetan exiled leadership is taking the final step to democracy without the Dalai Lama

Fiery protests continue

Fiery protests continue

February 2012

Cases of Tibetans sacrificing themselves in fiery protest are becoming more and more frequent

Protest or Sacrifice?

Protest or Sacrifice?

December 2011

Dr. Robbie Barnett of Columbia University discusses the reasons behind the disturbing trend.

The Dalai Lama retires

The Dalai Lama retires

April 2011

How will the Dalai Lama's retirement affect Tibetans and the Tibetan cause?

Karmapa cleared of all charges

Karmapa cleared of all charges

February 2011

In January, Dharamsala, India, was rocked when police raided the home of the Karmapa, an important Tibetan Buddhist monk. We report on what happened and why.

How Liu Xiaobo got into trouble

How Liu Xiaobo got into trouble

December 2010

By now, most have heard of jailed Chinese literary critic Liu Xiaobo. But fewer have heard of the human-rights manifesto that led to his imprisonment.

Election without a state

Election without a state

November 2010

The results of the primaries for the Tibetan government-in-exile are in. This emerging democracy managed to coordinate a global election on a single day. Add to that riot police seizing ballot boxes, and foreign governments refusing to release results, and you get a uniquely Tibetan political experience. We hear from Dharamsala political watcher, Tenzin Tsundue about what it all means for the Tibetan cause.

Image vs. reality

Image vs. reality

February 2010

Analysis: What did the Dalai Lama's meeting with Obama really mean for the U.S. administration and how does it contrast with expectations in Lhasa?

Voices from the Inside

Voices from the Inside

December 2009

Dechen Pemba explains how Tibetan blogs have become a key source of information on what's going on inside Tibet.

Democracy in China = Freedom in Tibet?

Democracy in China = Freedom in Tibet?

May 2009

Chin Jin of the Chinese Democracy Movement reflects on what Chinese democracy might mean for Tibet as well as what the Dalai Lama means to him.

Pico Iyer: What’s on the Dalai Lama’s mind

Pico Iyer: What’s on the Dalai Lama’s mind

March 2009

Author Pico Iyer, who's known the Dalai Lama for around 30 years, talks about how the Tibetan leader is thinking at this critical historical juncture.

The ‘serf question’

The ‘serf question’

March 2009

We tackle the question: Did China actually liberate Tibetans from the yoke of feudalism, as Beijing claims?

Tibet Update Report

Tibet Update Report

March 2009

A discussion of what Tibetans in Tibet are feeling and why they continue to protest even in the face of China’s severe crackdown.