What Imran Wants

Ever since Pakistan’s landmark general elections in May 2013 which saw the first transfer of power between civilian governments, opposition leader of the Tehreek e Insaf party or ‘Movement for Justice’, Imran Khan made allegations of corruption and systematic vote rigging. Having initially sought an audit of four disputed constituencies and verification of voters’ thumbprint […]

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 […]

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 […]