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China and Tibet

Tibet Tweets to China and China Tweets Back

Thubten Samphel | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Thubten Samphel

There are some Chinese who are amplifying the Dalai Lama's voice in China. Beyond the radar of China's censors and whispered in the din of China's Internet chatter are expressions of Chinese support and sympathy.

Behind The Scenes Of In The Shadow Of The Buddha (PHOTOS)

Matteo Pistono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matteo Pistono

Part spiritual biography, part nail-biting undercover reporting, this book is the result of a quest to uncover long-hidden spiritual truths and real-time violations of religious freedom in Tibet.

Groupon and Kenneth Cole: Trafficking in Human Misery

Catherine Ventura | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Catherine Ventura

While most of Cole's provocative ads suggest positive change, his "it's all about me" appropriations of real loss and tragedy, like the Groupon ad, minimize the very real suffering of countries, communities, and cultures.

Groupon's Offensive Super Bowl Ad Makes Tibetan Cause Relevant Again

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Guys, seriously, Groupon did a good thing, okay? Because after they aired that Super Bowl ad about Tibetans-being-oppressed-but-who-gives-a-shit-when-we-can-save-money, we're actually talking about Tibet today.

'Escape From The Land Of Snows': A Portrait Of Tibetan Faith Amid Crisis

Stephan Talty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stephan Talty

Tibet is a small nation that was occupied by a rising power. Historically, that's a common tragedy. But the Tibetans' grace in enduring it is peculiar to themselves.

Murder in the Himalayas: A Story that Had to be Told

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Novick

"There will always be people willing to risk everything for freedom." It's been four years since video footage of the fatal shooting of a teenage Tib...

Chinese Media Courts the Youngest Hero of the Tibet Quake

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rebecca Novick

A ten-year-old Tibetan boy who saw his home completely flattened in an April 14 earthquake volunteered to work as a translator for a Chinese medical team treating survivors

Dalai Lama's Envoys In China For Talks

Financial Times | Geoff Dyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Representatives of the Dalai Lama will arrive in China on Tuesday for talks with the Chinese authorities, the first such meeting in 15 months, the Tib...

Nepal Tibetan Refugee Crackdown Strengthened At China's Behest

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nepal, under increasing pressure from China, was cracking down on Tibetan refugees despite centuries of shared culture with Tibet, the International C...

Two Tibetans Sentenced To Death By China For Arson

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has sentenced two men to death for deadly arson attacks during an uprising in Tibet a year ago....

China's Olympic Insecurity

Jamie Metzl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Metzl

The Chinese deserve their moment in the sun. If, however, the Tibetans, Falun Gong, or Uighurs in China cause a nationalist backlash, the ugly face of Chinese nationalism will be exposed.

Bill Clinton Foundation Tied To Firm Assisting China In Tibet Crackdown

LA Times | Stephen Braun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Chinese authorities have clamped down on unrest in Tibet and jailed dissidents in advance of the 2008 Olympics, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has tak...

ABC: On Tibet Frontlines, Protesters 'Shot Like Dogs'

ABC News | NICK SCHIFRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Chinese military is shooting Tibetan demonstrators "like dogs," a Tibetan exile group said Monday, firing "indiscriminately" intro groups of peopl...