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Confronting ISIS: Is Rule of Law and Democracy Part of Coalition?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.21.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Beating ISIS on the battleground could prove inconclusive, even counterproductive, if its dogma is not de-legitimized. This cannot be done by the gun but the law and a political system that offers an alternative to the rule of might.

Fire Guts Ancient Tibetan Town in South-West China: A Photo Essay

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The lanes were so narrow that the fire trucks could not get through.

Drapchi: Putting a Human Face on the Suffering of Tibetans

Paul Mooney | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Paul Mooney

Drapchi, which is the name of Tibet's most dreaded prison, is the story of Yiga Gyalnang, a Tibetan opera singer who is kidnapped and sent to solitary confinement. Her crime? Singing Tibetan songs that anger the Chinese authorities.

India's Cold Shoulder for Tibet

Sourav Roy | Posted 06.10.2012 | World
Sourav Roy

While Tsundue emerges as the modern-day Che Guevara for Tibetan youth, Dalai Lama springs hope in the hearts of thousands of Tibetan exiles. But, the billion-dollar question is, what stand is India adopting over Tibet in modern times?

China: The Writing on the Great Wall

Rio Helmi | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Rio Helmi

On Wednesday the 22nd of February, Tibetans would normally celebrate Losar or Tibetan New Year. This year, unlike years before, Tibetans in exile called for a solemn day of reflection and prayer to acknowledge those who have sacrificed their lives for the Tibetan cause.

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...

Chinese Security Forces Reportedly Open Fire At Tibetans

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese security forces fired at Tibetans, killing one and wounding several others, an activist group said Friday, in the third reported de...

Tibetan Exile Sets Self On Fire In Front Of Chinese Embassy

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

NEW DELHI — Police overpowered a young Tibetan exile who set himself on fire outside the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital Friday in solidar...

PHOTOS: Tibet Shines Amid Changes

Posted 12.30.2011 | Green

From Phil Borges: As I approached Tibet's capital, Lhasa, the highway divided. What I remembered as a rough two-lane road that ran through town and...

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...

Japanese Holistic Healer in NYC to Build School for Tibetan Orphans in India

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Manjushree Orphanage, she explained to us, is in the village of Tawang, located at the foot of the Himalayas where there has long been a border dispute between China and India.

Tibetans Underwent 'Fastest Genetic Change Ever,' Study Finds

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ethnic Tibetans' ability to thrive in high altitudes with low oxygen is the fastest genetic change ever observed in humans, according to a study publi...

Will President Obama Keep His Promises on Tibet?

Jane Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wells

As the President prepares to meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the world will get another chance to see whether he makes good on past words.

Police Beat Tibetan Protesters in Nepal

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KATMANDU, Nepal — A group of 200 Tibetan exiles and monks tried to storm the Chinese Embassy visa office in Nepal's capital on Sunday but police...