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Larung Gar: The World’s Largest Monastery – and Highest Slum
July 24, 2020

Larung Gar: The World’s Largest Monastery – and Highest Slum

By Shivaji Das
A rare glimpse of life in the Tibetan monastery, now closed to foreign visitors.

China’s Hidden Crackdown in Tibet
April 22, 2020

China’s Hidden Crackdown in Tibet

By Kate Saunders
The Chinese state has used the coronavirus pandemic to deepen its advance into the private and devotional lives of Tibetans.
Where Does Tibet Fit Into the US-China Relationship?
May 24, 2019

Where Does Tibet Fit Into the US-China Relationship?

By Eleanor Albert
With the U.S. ambassador's visit, Tibet may again be poised to play a larger role in US-China relations.

China Is Winning the War for Nepali Buddhism
March 21, 2019

China Is Winning the War for Nepali Buddhism

By Lauren Jackson
China's inroads in Nepal mean increasing control over Buddhist heritage sites – with implications for Tibet.

Beijing: Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Must Comply With Chinese Laws
March 20, 2019

Beijing: Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Must Comply With Chinese Laws

By Charlotte Gao
Dalai Lama says it is possible that his successor might be found in India.

India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh
February 05, 2019

India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh

By Stanzin Lhaskyabs
With Bhutan maturing as a democratic country, India should take this opportunity to further strengthen ties.

The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
August 20, 2018

The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism

By Aadil Brar
India, China, and the case of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa.
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
August 07, 2018

A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace

By Tim Robertson
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.

On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town
May 09, 2018

On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town

By Prabhat Singh, from StoriesAsia
Scenes from Mcleodganj, also known as “Little Lhasa,” the Dalai Lama's home-in-exile.

Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
February 22, 2018

Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?

By Charlotte Gao
China’s state media says that all cultural relics and the main building in Lhasa are intact, but many Tibetans doubt it.

President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
November 01, 2017

President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China

By Sandra Jolley and Tenzin Dorjee
During his visit to China, Trump should demand the release of the Panchen Lama and Gulmira Imin.
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
August 04, 2017

Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?

By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese government claims that Larung Gar suffers from overcrowding, fire hazards, and lack of infrastructure.

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