SHARE Saturday, March 20, 2010 Panchen Politics: Can Beijing win Tibetan hearts?
There are two Panchen Lamas, one of the highly-revered spiritual leaders in Tibet: one anointed by Beijing and the other identified as by the Dalai Lama as the true reincarnation of the previous Panchen Lama. This is the story behind Beijing's continued interference and repression of Tibetan Buddhism and how the Panchen fracas figures in the overall religious policy in Tibet.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, February 28, 2010 Beijing's Sovereignty Ruse Blocks Tibet Negotiation
This article is explores the reasons behind China's refusal to sincerely cooperate the Dalai Lama in arriving at a negotiated solution on the vexed issue of Tibet. This piece also debunks the Chinese notion that the Dalai Lama's proposal for genuine autonomy in Tibet threatens the sovereignty and territorial integrity of People's Republic of China.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 25, 2010 Beijing's Sovereignty Ruse Blocks Tibet Negotiation
This article is about the breakdown of the ninth round of talks between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government and why China is responsible for the talks' failure. It also explores and addresses the major issues that block these discussions from reaching a real level of negotiation on the vexed issue of Tibet.