Destroying The Space Of Oppression One Explosion At A Time

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This morning I saw the news regarding the bombing that took place in Derge. According to the reports, a 32 year old man named Tashi bombed the government building that was “newly constructed to allow station officials to watch over residents of Rekpa and Wapa villages, angering the residents, according to Ngawang Sangpo, a Tibetan with contacts in the area.”

A Lhakar Pledge: Learning My Own Way, by the Young Turquoise Bee

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The first time I was ever fully immersed in a Tibetan community was in Bloomington, Indiana at a Tibetan Youth Cultural Camp organized by the Office of Tibet. I was fifteen years old,… Continue reading

Tibetans Lobby their MP’s in UK

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Yesterday on Lhakar,  Tibetans in UK, including our very own Pema Yoko, went to lobby their representatives.at the Houses of Parliament. Tibetans and supporters call upon their elected government representatives to write and… Continue reading

Thug Chi Che: Send a Twitter Message of Thanks

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 *A special thank you to International Campaign for Tibet for highlighting these journalists in a recent e-mail, and for inspiring this post* A few years ago, when I was working as national director of Students… Continue reading

We Take Action: Second European Tibetan Youth Parliament

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Check It Tibetan Rapper Karma Emchi WANTS YOU I’ve always been kind of ambivalent about the Tibetan electoral process. I mean, I hope I’m not the only one trying to wrap their head… Continue reading

Honoring Lhakar on Losar

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Losar Tashi Delek! Losar Tashi Delek to everyone from the Lhakar Diaries family! Today for Losar in addition to wishing all of our readers a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year, we would like… Continue reading

Losar, Lhakar, and Ama Adhe

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Losar and Lhakar Tashi Delek To All. In honor of Losar and Lhakar I am wearing my Tibetan chupa.

Tubote, Tibet, and the Power of Naming

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In response to my previous post, “The Significance of Naming or Terming,” Professor Elliot Sperling has offered a more in-depth look at this significance in the following article, originally published on Rangzen Alliance

Can’t Imagine; Can’t Stop Trying

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Susan Sontag Animation: Regarding the Pain of Others from L Nordell on Vimeo. Susan Sontag’s animation, with its stark halting stop-motion images and its repetition of all that we (on the outside) cannot know… Continue reading

My Meeting With UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Browne By Pema Yoko

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Today on this historic Lhakar, I want to share with you my recent activities for Tibet. On Monday, January 30, 2012,  I met with UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Browne alongside representatives of the… Continue reading