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Why Tibet Matters

Bianca Jagger | Posted 07.14.2012 | World
Bianca Jagger

2012-05-14-Screenshot20120514at8.39.35AM.pngThe Tibetans are standing up to the vast and expanding power of the Chinese state with nonviolent resistance through religious practice, song, literature and even self-immolation.

Global Intervention To Stop Tibetan Self Immolation: How You Can Take Action

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact

By Associated Press DHARMSALA, India -- Chinese repression has lead to the self-immolations of nearly two dozen Tibetans and deadly clashes with Chin...

Prime Minister Of The Tibetan Government-In-Exile Discusses Self-Immolation Of Tibetan Buddhist Monks

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

By Vishal Arora Religion News Service DHARMSALA, India (RNS) At least three Tibetan Buddhist monks drank gasoline and set themselves ablaze in Jan...

From Exile, Showing the Way Forward

Rio Helmi | Posted 10.17.2011 | World
Rio Helmi

The democratic election and swearing-in of Lobsang Sangay by the Tibetan people in exile as their prime minister and political leader are important events not just for the Tibetan people, but for spirit of democracy worldwide.

Dalai Lama Hands Over Tibetan Political Leadership

AP | ASHWINI BHATIA | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India — A Harvard-trained legal scholar was sworn in Monday as new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile, taking over from the Dala...

Dalai Lama's Political Replacement Elected

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India -- Legal expert Lobsang Sangay has won an election to become head of the Tibetan government-in-exile, taking over the Dalai Lama's po...