Conversations about Tibet with engaging thinkers, leaders, activists and artists
Resolving the Tibet-China Conflict
China’s government has illegally occupied Tibet for over 60 years. It has refused to negotiate with Tibetan leaders for more than a decade. But a new bill in Congress will pressure China’s officials to get back to the negotiating table.
“Fractured Himalaya” with Ambassador Nirupama Rao
For ages, Indians saw the Himalayas as a wall that protected them. But when China’s Communist army invaded Tibet over 70 years ago, an Indian diplomat said, “The Chinese have entered Tibet. The Himalayas no longer exist.”
When the Iron Bird Flies
“When the Iron Bird Flies: China’s Secret War in Tibet” is the second book about Tibet from independent scholar and writer Jianglin Li. In it, Jianglin takes a comprehensive look at six crucial years in modern Tibetan history (1956-62) that culminated in the Tibetan National Uprising of 1959 and the subsequent total Chinese occupation of Tibet.
On Dec. 26, the world lost Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an iconic leader of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement and a beloved friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The Seed of Compassion
Planting a seed for a more compassionate world with a sense of the oneness of humanity—this is the message of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, which he shares in his first children’s book, “The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.”
The Olympics and Tibet
With the Olympics about to return to China for the 2022 Winter Games—which begin Feb. 4 in Beijing—these three experts on sports and human rights join us to discuss what the Olympics mean for Tibet, and what the international community should do about it.
Informative, Entertaining and Enlightening
It’s an innovative approach and does achieve its motive of introducing the cause of Tibet, the struggles of the culture and community, the identity under duress and the heroes who have played key roles in the process. At times entertaining, always informative and thoroughly engaging....it does much to broaden the public exposure to a fundamental case of human rights abuse and cultural genocide that is often times overlooked.