INTERVIEW – Tibetan leader urges Trump to confront China on rights

INTERVIEW – Tibetan leader urges Trump to confront China on rights

By Sanjeev Miglani | NEW DELHI

The head of the Tibetan government-in-exile said on Friday he was encouraged by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s tough stand on China and urged him to ditch backdoor diplomacy on furthering the Tibetan cause and be more confrontational.

In conversation with Tenzin Bhakto, President of Tibetan Nurses Association (NY&NJ)

In conversation with Tenzin Bhakto, President of Tibetan Nurses Association (NY&NJ)

By Lobsang Tenchoe | December 13, 2016 As the Tibetan diaspora gears up for the 34th Kalachakra initiation, the largest Buddhist congregation event to be held over Jan 3 – 13, 2017 in Bodh Gaya, Tibetan physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers of New York and New Jersey under the umbrella of Tibetan Nurses Association (TNA) are on a different mission […]

TYC President Tenzin Jigme.

An interview with TYC President Tenzin Jigme

By Lobsang Tenchoe As the tenure of the 15th Central Executive Committee of Tibetan Youth Congress, the largest Tibetan non-governmental organization endorsing complete independence, nears completion, Tibet Express got up-close and personal with the TYC President, Tenzin Jigme. Tibet Express (TE): Three years (2013- 2016) have almost come to an end; tell us about the core issues you have dealt […]

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Dr Teng Biao

An interview with China’s foremost rights lawyer Dr Teng Biao

By Choenyi Woser and Tenzin Gaphel | May 12, 2016 At a recent conference held at Dharamsala, over 60 foreign delegates – all representing groups that had been at the receiving end of China’s communist regime for far too long – participated in an effort to push for democracy in China. Although the Indian government rejected visa requests of several […]


Vijay Kranti, Organiser | April 24, 2016

Recently Senior East Turkistani Leader DOLKUN ISA was in news because of his visa application to attend the World Uyghur Conference at Dharmashala in Bharat, which was denied by the government.

Cannot implement all recommendations: Tibetan Election Commission

Tibet Express | October 31, 2015 Tibetans across the globe voted on Oct 18 in the preliminary round of Tibetan elections for Sikyong (Tibetan political leader) and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile. With the post-election process of counting the votes still in process and official results yet to be declared, Tibetan communities located in various pockets of the world […]

Tibetan PM warns that India and China can’t sidestep his country if they aim for peaceful ties

By Ajaj Ashraf, | May 23, 2015

Dr Lobsang Sangay talks about Beijing’s repression of Tibet and Modi’s recent visit to China.

Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Dr Lobsang Sangay was educated at Delhi University and Harvard Law School. In an email interview, he speaks of how discussions about Tibet were absent in the media coverage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to China and Beijing’s policy of repression.

Ambassador Le Yucheng. Photo: R Ravindran.

‘Building ties for the 21st century’

Srinivasan Ramani, The Hindu | April 2, 2015

On the eve of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India on April 1, 1950, the Chinese Ambassador to India, Le Yucheng, in written answers provided to a set of questions posed by Srinivasan Ramani, emphasised the need for a renewal of China-India ties in tune with the realities of the 21st century.

Interview with Dr. Robert Barnett: “Tibetan Language: Policy and Practice”

By Matt Adler, Culturally Curious | January 20, 2015

Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve taken an interest in Tibet. As a high schooler, I was a member of Students for a Free Tibet and last year, I participated in the International Campaign for Tibet’s lobby day in D.C. As a Jew, I feel great solidarity with the Tibetan people- a people displaced from their land and striving to maintain their culture both at home and in their Diaspora.

Beyond the Dalai Lama: An Interview with Woeser and Wang Lixiong

Beyond the Dalai Lama: An Interview with Woeser and Wang Lixiong

Ian Johnson, The New York Review of Books| August 7, 2014 In recent months, China has been beset by growing ethnic violence. In Tibet, 125 people have set themselves on fire since the suppression of 2008 protests over the country’s ethnic policies. In the Muslim region of Xinjiang, there have been a series of attacks by militants against Chinese rule; […]