» Op Ed Sikyong.

Op-Ed by Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay

The Wall Street Journal: Tibet Is the Test of China’s Rise

Nov 14, 2012

(November 14, 2012) By LOBSANG SANGAY Source President Obama should put the spotlight on human rights abuses during his Asian visit. U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to visit Asia, his first foreign trip after re-election, reaffirms his administration’s foreign policy pivot to Asia. The tour will attract a lot of attention throughout the region, but […]

Washington Post: For Tibetans, no other way to protest

Jul 13, 2012

Washington Post (13 July 2012) Source Lobsang Sangay is Tibet’s Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, leader of the Tibetan government in exile Since 2009, 43 Tibetans have set themselves on fire while shouting slogans for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet and crying for freedom for Tibetans. These people include monks, […]

The New York Times: The Myth of Socialist Paradise

Aug 16, 2011

The New York Times (August 16, 2011)   Op-Ed Contributor By Lobsang Sangay Source THREE years ago, Tibetans from Lhasa to Lithang rose up against Chinese rule in Tibet. Earlier this week, a Tibetan monk set himself on fire — the second self-immolation this year, and a testament to China’s continuing repression and Tibetans’ continued […]