‘Tibet will outlive China with its principles … India gave us political space but doesn’t have comprehensive Tibet policy’

Tibetan activist, writer and poet Tenzin Tsundue was recently arrested during the Brics summit in Goa for protesting against Chinese President Xi Jinping. He jumped in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s motorcade with ‘Free Tibet’ posters and ended up spending three nights in Goa’s Sada jail. Tsundue, who has been protesting against the Chinese… Read More ‘Tibet will outlive China with its principles … India gave us political space but doesn’t have comprehensive Tibet policy’

Slow drowning of Tibetan grasslands fenced in by Beijing

The glacial lake of Siling Co embodies both the splendour and perils of Tibet’s highlands. Its waters reflect a cobalt sky dotted with clouds. At 4,500 metres above sea level, the air is thin and clear, and the light almost unearthly. The turquoise lake frames a flock of black-necked cranes foraging on the shore. Nearby,… Read More Slow drowning of Tibetan grasslands fenced in by Beijing

China’s Communist Party targets members in Xinjiang, Tibet

Beijing: China has mounted an extraordinary set of attacks against Communist Party members in the troubled western regions of Xinjiang and Tibet, with accusations of disloyalty, secret participation in religious activity, sympathy with the Dalai Lama and even support for terrorism. The accusations reflect a hardening of the party’s stance in Buddhist Tibet and in Muslim-majority… Read More China’s Communist Party targets members in Xinjiang, Tibet