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Nepalese bureaucrat fights for Tibetans’ rights

Sudhip Pathak is an unassuming man. Balding and doughy with a bad heart, he looks nothing like the tough human-rights campaigner that he really is. But to the 20,000 Tibetan refugees who live in Nepal – and to those Tibetans he helps free from prison every year – his status […]

By |July 8th, 2016|

Lack of papers prevents Tibetan Refugees from starting new lives in Nepal

The Nepalese government, under pressure from China, has sharply constricted the rights and movements of Tibetan refugees living within its borders.

POKHARA, NEPAL – Karma Tsedar, the son of Tibetan refugees, applied for a driver’s license in 2008.
After he filled out an application at the Department of Transport Management, a department […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|

‘Tibetans can never become Chinese’

Arvind Iyer, a Mumbai-based independent filmmaker whose Tibetan Avideo album Paradise Lost was featured at Cannes at the Short Films corner recently, gets candid in an exclusive interview: year 2009, copy rights from phayul.com

You were faring well as a website designer, so why the career shift?

I worked as a website […]

By |June 22nd, 2016|

A Football Revolution for Tibetan Women

As the Tibetan political situation remains at a stalemate, a new wave of protest quietly builds strength. This movement is led not by politicians or NGOs. It is led by young Tibetan women, some as young as 13, who traditionally took little or no part in more conventional efforts to […]

By |June 17th, 2016|