World Human Rights Day in Australia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World Human Rights Day in Australia: The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle with Tenzin Dorjee and Jenny Leong MP – Member for Newtown NONVIOLENT MOVEMENTS FOR FREEDOM and democracy over the last decade, particularly during the Arab Spring, have brought the subject of civil resistance some long overdue attention from global media, scholars and […]

Human Rights Day: Tenzin Dorjee Book Launch

The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis  Contrary to a perception — fueled by Chinese propaganda during the 2008 Tibetan uprising that the Tibetan struggle is heading toward extremism, this study shows that the movement has since the 1950s moved toward a tighter embrace of nonviolent resistance. The study traces this evolution, analyzing […]

State of Resistance

“Ever since a National uprising in 2008, Tibet has been in a state of constant resistance against Chinese occupation. The Tibetan people describe this condition – Tsen-göl.” (Tsundue, 2012) Following this year’s 56th anniversary of the Tibetan Peoples’ Uprising (observed 10 March worldwide) Tenpa Dugdak, a Tibetan refugee living in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, told me […]

For Phurbu Namgyal

Tibetan arrested for sighting His Holiness’ vision in moon DHARAMSHALA: The Chinese government has forbidden Tibetans living in Tibet from keeping their most revered spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s photos in homes, monasteries, to name a few. An act of defiance from Tibetans definitely leave them in facing the inevitable consequences. But now, […]

The Caged Spirit Sings

The Incarceration of Tibetan Women and the Barriers to Peace, Development and Gender Justice: “There is a rich history of women’s activism in response to policies and conditions that threaten family and community survival. At the same time we must remain cognizant of the tremendous constraints women face as local struggles intersect with global forces […]

Spain’s historic lawsuit for Tibet

The Spanish legal cases and their significance: Spanish lawyers and Tibet supporters have led the world in preparing a historic legal analysis of the consequences of China’s invasion of Tibet and oppression of its people. The Spanish National Court, Audiencia Nacional received two lawsuits prepared by Spanish lawyers with Comité de Apoyo al Tibetand held […]