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The Continuing Tibetan Tragedy

Paper No. 5386                                     Dated 9-Feb-2013

By B.Raman

As in previous years, the Tibetans are not celebrating their New Year’s Day this year too which falls this month.

Sri Lanka: Is Delhi Dumb?

Paper No. 5371                                     Dated 20-Jan-2013

Guest Column: Dr Kumar David

Dumb is used to describe a person who is bereft of brains, and of course its literal meaning is to be deprived of the faculty of verbal articulation.

Understanding issues raised by the Delhi gang-rape case

 

Paper No. 5362                                        Dated 14-Jan-2013

Guest Column:  Dr. Rajesh Tembarai Krishnamachari.

The rape of a young woman in Delhi on Dec 16, 2012 has led to massive protests across India.  Commentators and politicians have weighed in with their comments, many of which are unfortunately either partisan or patriarchal or both. In this article, we analyze some of these claims with the realization that the problem facing us is complex.

Bangladesh Firm on Pak Apology

Paper No. 5339                                  Dated 26-Dec-2012
 
By Rajeev Sharma
 

China: Message of Defiance from Tibet to CPC Congress

Paper No. 5288                       Dated 10-Nov-2012

By B.Raman

“We shall not give up our struggle for preserving our ethnic, religious and cultural identity. We shall not give up our reverence for His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We will not lose hopes of his returning to our homeland one day and guiding us again. We are Tibetans and we shall prevail.”

Sri Lanka: A look at the Rajapaksas prior to the UPR

Paper No. 5273                                   Dated 29-Oct-2012

Guest Column:  By Usha Sriskandarajah

As Sri Lanka’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) gets underway on November 1, 2012, the Rajapaksas seem impregnable, their grip on power stronger than ever before.

Tibetan Self-Immolations mount, spread geographically as CPC Congress Nears

Paper No. 5269                                   Dated 28-Oct-2012

By B.Raman

As the 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China scheduled to take place in Beijing on November 8,2012, approaches, members of GenNext of Tibetans are desperately taking to more and more self-immolations in an attempt to awaken the conscience of the international community to the plight of the Tibetans.

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