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A policeman stands guard in front of a giant portrait of the late chairman Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen Square in 2013 in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

Columnists

Can you name the greatest mass murderer of the 20th century? No, it wasn’t Hitler or Stalin. It was Mao Zedong.

Intelligence reports suggest there is a concentration of over 10,000 soldiers across the border in Tawang sector, which means a full division of the PLA has been brought to the area. Photo: File

Columnists

For almost 11 months now, the Indian Government has put a lid on the Himalayan border situation with China.

ALERT! The Chinese are wiping out Tibet

Columnists

The world must hang its head in shame for being a mute spectator to the ‘cultural holocaust’ in Tibet, says Major General Mrinal Suman (retd), who visited Tibet recently. Tibet continues to be an enigma to all visitors. My two visits have been no different.

Diagram of Guo Wengui’s exposed connections. Photo: CDT

Interviews & Recap

Chinese oliroperty tycoon Guo Wengui, who has suspected ties to China’s intelligence apparatus and is currently living in New York, began releasing allegations of corruption and division among top levels of the CCP in March.

Dr Lobsang Sangay (left), the Prime Minister of Tibet’s government in exile with Tibet’s spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama. Photo: PTI

Interviews & Recap

Tibet’s PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay says encouraged by Donald Trump’s stance on One China policy, remains hopeful of support to resolve Tibet issue peacefully.

Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru clasps hands as he and the Dalai Lama, god king of Tibet, meet at Nehru's New Delhi, India, residence on April 22, 1961, to discuss rehabilitating an estimated 50,000 refugees who fled Tibet when red China took over in 1959. The Dalai Lama is now living in exile in India. (AP)

Interviews & Recap

This article originally appeared in the April 24, 1961, edition of U.S. News & World Report.
At a time when Communists are denouncing "colonialism" and "imperialism"—

Pollution and global warming threaten Asia's most important freshwater source. Photo: TDT

Views & Analysis

Dharamshala — If you have watched “Game of Thrones”, hope you can read Game of One Year Gap. I am trying to find an answer to this hypothetical question, who will live longer, (Chinese Communist Party) CPC’s PRC centenary (in 2049) or H.H. the Dalai Lama’s long living of 113 year-old?

His Holiness the Dalai Lama (Photo: AFP)

Views & Analysis

Jetsun Jamphal Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, otherwise known as the 14th Dalai Lama, one of the world’s most respected spiritual leaders, visited the troubled-torn state of Manipur on 17 October. He came calling at the invitation of Manipur assembly speaker, Yumnam Khemchand who had met him in Dharamashala recently.

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Views & Analysis

When approaching digital security for human rights defenders in hostile environments, we need to think more about practical behavior. A contribution the openGlobalRights debate on data and human rights. Español. 简体中文.

Self-immolation in Tibet terms China worst violator of human rights . Photo: TDT

Editorial

Dharamshala — The root causes of protest by Tibetans in Tibet against the Chinese communist regime, including self-immolations, stem from a wide range of factors such as, violent political repression, cultural assimilation, economic marginalisation, ethnic discrimination, nomadic displacement and environmental destruction.

We must vote, while keeping struggle for freedom of Tibet alive, but not by a pressure of individual or group. Photo: TDN

Editorial

This year, with the completion of nearly 60 years in exile and of the freedom struggle, diasporic Tibetans are eagerly waiting for the next crucial moment of Tibetan history; the election of Sikyong in 2016.

Censorship in the People's Republic of China is implemented or mandated by the the Communist Party of China. Photo: File

Editorial

China's relentless, iron-fisted policy has turned Tibet into an oppressive occupation zone.

Dictator Xi: Who’s Behind The Curtain?

Review

At this moment, Chinese President Xi Jinping has one overriding priority: a successful 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, which is expected to be held later this year.

Brief History of East Turkestan.Turks are blood relatives Japanese

Review

Brief History of East Turkestan.Turks are blood relatives Japanese.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Indian scholars in Dharamshala, India. Photo: File

Review

In November 1949, the Tibetan Cabinet in Lhasa wrote to the American Secretary of State, requesting the US’ support for Tibet’s admission to the UN:

Tsering Tsomo, Executive Director at Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. Photo: TPI/Choneyi Sangpo

Letters

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) is deeply concerned about the new National Security Law that was released in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on July 1, 2015. As a human rights organization, TCHRD believes that this new law will enable Chinese authorities to further justify the human rights abuses that continue to take place for Tibetans today.

A candlelight seeks freedom for the people of Tibet. Photo: Lhasa Daily

Letters

This letter is in response to the petition I received from the International Campaign for Tibet to press China to end its crackdown in Tibet and to show that I am standing with them in protest.

The next Sikying of Tibet. Photo: Lhasa Daily

Letters

Dharamshala — Nearly four years back, Tibetan Prime Ministerial election drew unprecedented hype and attention around the world (where Tibetans Diasporas are concentrated). Even the southernmost part of Indian city called Chennai wasn’t spared from the storm of election. For the first time, Tibetan college students based in Chennai also partook in the 2011 Tibetan (Prime Ministerial and Parliamentary) Election.