A Cause for Celebration

China extended the long arm of its security apparatus across borders in order to securitize the Dalai Lama’s birth anniversary this year, which is traditionally celebrated by Tibetans worldwide on 6 July. Abandoning the element of fear that is a hallmark of failed authoritarian projects—Tibetans defiantly celebrated the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday inside restive Tibet, […]

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, […]