China Tibet

David Cameron in China: Statesman or Salesman?

Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren

In the last few days, with the spotlight shining on Britain's relationship with China, there have been only warm words from David Cameron about "a dialogue of mutual respect and understanding". As Mr Cameron was still in the country, Tibetan nomad Kunchok Tseten set himself alight in protest against China's rule...

Who Benefits From a Luxury Hotel in Tibet?

Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren

The InterContinental Resort Lhasa Paradise will be marketed on the back of a peaceful, unspoiled land and an ancient, spiritual culture. That will doubtless attract the tourists - it also benefits the regime that has occupied and oppressed Tibet for more than 60 years.

Younghusband: Imperial Amnesia Confronts the Tibetan 'Shangri-La'

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 21.10.2012 | Home
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

We are at the beginning of a personal journey about the haunting presence of the legacy bequeathed to us by our ancestors and our resultant 'identity'. Like the Buddhist journey of recognising the illusory ego as the enemy within, this is a tale about confronting ghosts.

Funeral For Tibetan Protester Jamphel Yeshi Who Died After Setting Himself On Fire In India (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK

The funeral for an exiled Tibetan protester who set himself on fire in protest at a visit from the Chinese president to India takes place today. J...