The Grass IS Greener On The Other Side

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Late last night (Canada time), Tibetan artist Tenzing Rigdol debuted an extravagant art installation in Dharamsala. The installation – located on a stage at the Tibetan Children’s Village basketball court – is made… Continue reading

Walking on a piece of Home

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Last night I decided to ditch my work and watch the live broadcast of Tenzin Rigdol’s exhibition at Upper Tibetan Children’s Village school in Dharamsala, India. He managed to smuggle more then 2000kg of soil from Tibet so Tibetans in Dharamsala could step on a piece of home for the first time.

Made in Tibet

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brothers and sisters, we don’t know if you can hear us, but we hope you’ll receive this message…

Inhumane Torture Or Setting Self On Fire?

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Yesterday I posted the following video of Lobsang Konchok, 18/19yrs old who set himself on fire on 9/26/11, on my Facebook. The video seems to have been uploaded by someone not familiar with… Continue reading

Taste of Tibet

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Early this morning my step mum arrived back from Tibet after many years of being at home away from home. As soon as she arrived home, the suitcase pinged opened. My sister and… Continue reading

How About Some R-e-s-p-e-c-t?

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A video has just emerged of the Chinese military lockdown in Ngaba. It was shot clandestinely by Agence France-Presse and shows the tense faces of Tibetans living with an overwhelming number of military personnel, trucks… Continue reading

Hungry for Freedom

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Today is one of those Lhakar to the extreme days, where so much is going on, I didn’t know what exactly to write about. But I wanted to make sure I took some time… Continue reading

Stand Up For Tibet, Don’t Fall Asleep!

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                                           (A Pep Talk By Pema Yoko) It’s been a busy month and… Continue reading

Stepping up to the defiant show of Love and Courage

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In the last week, we have yet again heard news of more self-immolation’s inside Tibet, Tenzin Wangmo (20yrs old) and Norbu Dramdul (19yrs old). It is easy to become depressed by all the sad news, however, Jamyang Norbu la’s right. Tibetans inside are calling us to action and we must not let them down.

Enough! Standing up for Tibet

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Today for Lhakar, I called my Member of Parliament asking her to pledge her support for the ‘Enough! Global Intervention to Save Tibetan Lives’ campaign. The video pretty much explains everything, and you… Continue reading