May 23, 2022
In Northern Nepal, New Roadways Threaten an Ancient Culture
By Tulsi Rauniyar
New infrastructure projects have brought economic opportunity and increased access to health care and education. But they have also exacted a cost.
March 10, 2022
An Important Anniversary Reminds Us: Don’t Forget About Tibet
By Andy Levin
On the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese occupation, we must put Tibetan rights center stage in U.S. foreign policy once again.
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.
July 31, 2019
The Tibetan Muslims of Kashmir
By Safwat Zargar
A mostly forgotten population has been living as refugees in the Kashmir Valley for 60 years.
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.
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.
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.
August 03, 2017
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
By Steve Shaw
China is demolishing homes and evicting thousands from Larung Gar, the world's largest Tibetan Buddhist institution.
November 11, 2016
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
By Vishal Arora
The Diplomat spoke to filmmaker Tenzing Sonam, a Tibetan in exile, about the Dharamshala International Film Festival
July 28, 2016
Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex
By Jing Yu
China's refusal to change its ethnic policy reflects a historical mindset.
June 14, 2016
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
By Saransh Sehgal
The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues.
April 04, 2016
Kagyu Samye Ling: Scotland's Buddhist Monastery
By Bradley Jardine and Sakshi Rai
In 1967, Choje Akong Rinpoche helped found the first Tibetan temple in the West.