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  • Tenzin Tethong's Post-Election Statement By Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, Kalon Tripa 2011 Candidate, 4/27/2011 The official results of the 2011 Kalon Tripa and Parliamentary elections of the Tibetan government were declared late last ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2011, 6:15 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Thank You Message from Dr. Lobsang Sangay By Lobsang Sangay, originally published at http://www.kalontripafortibet.org/.   With profound humility I accept the Tibetan people's support and the post of Kalon Tripa.It is sobering to ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2011, 8:14 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • An Interview with Lobsang Sangay By Shobhan Saxena, Times of India, March 20, 2011   Lobsang Sangay, 43, has been on a campaign trail for two months, travelling to Tibetan settlements in India, Nepal and Bhutan ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2011, 6:46 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Stanford Scholar Vies to be Next Tibetan Prime Minister   By Anthony Vasquez, The Stanford Daily April 8, 2011.   Stanford scholar Tenzin Tethong, who chairs the Tibetan Studies Initiative, ran for ‘Kalon Tripa,’ or Prime Minister, of Tibet’s government ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2011, 9:33 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun   By Tenpa Dhargyal Gashi The historic voting process has finally come to an end on both sides of the globe, if the globe can be divided into two that is ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2011, 6:31 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Harvard Law fellow set to lead Tibetans   By Lisa Wangsness and Maria Sacchetti Boston Globe / March 22, 2011 Lobsang Sangay grew up in a Tibetan refugee settlement in Darjeeling, India. His parents sold one of the family ...
    Posted Mar 25, 2011, 7:19 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • International Parliamentarians Praise Tibetan Elections International Parliamentarians Praise Tibetan Elections: Calls upon the International Community to support Tibetan democratic institutions at this historic momentPress Statement21 March, 2011, Dharamsala – The International Network of Parliamentarians ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2011, 7:10 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Missing Point By Pema Norbu, Earlham College, U.S.A.  Over the last few months, the issue of the Kalon Trip election has captured the attention of all Tibetan people scattered around ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 6:17 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • An Educated Choice for the Next Kalon Tripa By Tenzin DhanzeThis is a video that I created in an attempt to persuade voters to make an educated choice on March 20, 2011. Like HHDL states, we need ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2011, 9:06 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Why Dr. Lobsang Sangay Won’t Talk to Boston, His Home Town By Dhondup Phunkhang, Boston  Recently, a topic of discussion within Boston and in some online forums has been around the fact that Lobsang Sangay la hasn’t held a talk ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 1:26 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Final North American Chithue Debate - 2011 Submitted by Sangay Taythi--Dear North American Residents,The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress of Minnesota would like to invite you all to watch the videos from the "Final North American ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2011, 9:07 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kunga's Thank You Message   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. From Kunga4Chitue Team In this video, North America Chithue candidate Kunga Thinley, speaks of his gratitude for all the support ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 6:01 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TNT Financial Transparency: San Francisco Report To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.   From San Francisco Friends of TNT Sent to TPR on March 16, 2011 San Francisco Friends of Tenzin N. Tethong ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 5:34 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kalon Tripa 2011 By Kesang Lhamo & Lobsang Tenzing, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.  Better late than never, I would like to wish everyone a very happy and successful LOSAR! With the clock ticking ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 6:08 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Moment of Choice By the Tibetan Association of Northern California The campaign for the 2011 Kalon Tripa and Chithue elections has swept the nascent Tibetan democracy in exile through historic and uncharted waters ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2011, 6:35 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Winter of Discontent - A Rebuttal to "LS, The Man and the Moment" By Ganzey Tshering, Boston   [Response to article published in TPR on March 6, 2011]Since March 20 is just around the corner and we’re on the verge of choosing ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 1:27 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Who are the Best North America Chitue Candidates? By Ngawang Choechen The Tibetan community in North America is proud of having five enthusiastic candidates for the two august seats at the Tibetan Parliament in Exile (Bhoe Mimang Chitue ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 1:18 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TYC: An Appeal letter to the members of the members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile By the Tibetan Youth Congress Today as His Holiness the Dalai Lama makes a very positive move in the development of Tibetan democracy and ensure the survival and sustainability of ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2011, 6:05 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Game Has Changed By Tenzin Gyalpo, U.K. His Holiness the Dalai Lama released a message to the Tibetan Parliament on Monday, 14 March 2011.  In this message, His Holiness the Dalai Lama ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2011, 5:56 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibet Needs Tethong Now By Thondup Tsering, Amherst, Mass., U.S.A. On March 20th, 2011 as Tibetans head to the polling booths, Fellow Tibetans, let us remember to vote for the best of ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2011, 5:57 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • INVESTIGATING THE CANDIDATES ON THE MIDDLE WAY By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political ReviewIn this editorial, the Editors of The Tibetan Political Review (TPR) look at the views of the three Kalon Tripa candidates ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 1:19 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Two Questions for Kalon Tripa Candidates‏ By Dechen Tsering, Berkeley, California Since March 10th, Tibetans all over the world have had to digest and internalize His Holiness the Dalai Lama's official statement in which he ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2011, 7:35 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A TNT Supporter's Response to "Ten Real Questions for Kasur Tenzin Tethong" By Tenzin Dolma, New York [Response to "Ten Real Questions for Kasur Tenzin Tethong," by  Tenzin Ngawang, published in TPR on March 14, 2011] Q1. You speak of self-determination ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2011, 1:24 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Projecting onto the Job Description: Why the next Kalon Tripa probably should not be an Academic "Yes, administrative experience is important, but administration is essentially about law. " - Kalon Tripa candidate Lobsang Sangay By Dan Haig I am sure you have already cottoned on to the fact ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2011, 8:32 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • HH Dalai Lama's Message to 14th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile TibetNet -- Monday, March 14, 2011 It is common knowledge that ancient Tibet, consisting of three provinces (Cholkha-sum) was ruled by a line of forty-two Tibetan kings beginning with ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2011, 6:29 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Namgyal: My Appeal to the Current Tibetan Parliament Members   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. By Tashi Namgyal, candidate for North American Chitue My Appeal to the Current Tibetan Parliament Members  As the Tibetan Parliament ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2011, 5:45 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Former Chithue Lobsang Shastri Supports Kunga for NA Chithue   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. From Kunga4Chitue Team In this video clip released today by the Kunga for Chithue campaign, former Chithue Lobsang Shastri, speaks ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2011, 5:43 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Ten Real Questions for Kasur Tenzin Tethong By Tenzin Ngawang, New York  1. You speak of self-determination. Can you give us any proof of your extensive knowledge on the subject of self-determination? It could be ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2011, 5:41 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Findings of the Online Opinion Poll on 2011 Kalon Tripa Final Election   By Denzi Yishey Introduction In democratic societies around the world, there often are opinion polls conducted by media, press, political parties, or organizations to measure opinions of their electorates on ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2011, 7:38 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Respond to 10 questions to Dr.Lobsang Sangay la   By Choni Tsultrim Gyatso*[Response to "Ten Real Questions for Dr. Lobsang Sangay" by Tashi Sangay] All the responds are my own words and this has nothing to do with ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2011, 8:30 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Kalon Tripa Election: The Experience Matters By Nawang Phuntsog, Professor of Education, Fullerton, CaliforniaAs soon as His Holiness announced on March 10, 2011 that He will transfer the responsibility of leading the exile establishment to ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2011, 2:20 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetanlife.com: An Interview With Tenzin Tethong Submitted by Drolkar, Tibetanlife.com  The Kalon Tripa or the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in exile is being democratically elected by the Tibetan people for the third time ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2011, 3:29 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • What are the Consequences of the "Overseas Chinese National" Document? By Phuntsok Tsering DuechungOne question that interests not only me, but surely all Tibetans is that of the Tibetan exile government’s position on Lobsang Sangay’s readiness to ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2011, 2:23 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Namgyal's March 10 Speech   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following speech by North American Chitue candidate Tashi Namgyal was given in Seattle on March 10, 2011 at a ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2011, 9:03 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A TPR One-Year Retrospective By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review   With the March 20 elections fast approaching, the Tibetan people should be proud of their progress towards building an enduring democracy ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2011, 7:09 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TNT Financial Transparency: Calgary Report To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.   From Friends of TNT - Calgary March 7th, 2011, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Friends of TNT-Calgary organized a ‘meet and greet ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2011, 6:01 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Common Man's Simple Deduction By Tenzin Deshek Throughout the entire run-up to the Katri election, I have grown more akin to the campaign and personality of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong (TNT). Not because I ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2011, 5:58 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tethong Thanks Supporters To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following video was provided by Youth4TNT:
    Posted Mar 10, 2011, 5:50 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tied to the Past: A Critique of Tashi Wangdi's Candidacy By Gelek Badheytsang, Toronto Toronto, Feb 26, 2011 - It's not too often that you get to experience a campaign stop that is as bizarre and confusing as Tashi Wangdi ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2011, 5:50 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dangers and Rationales of the 2011 Kalon Tripa Election By Kunsang Tanzin, Toronto As a Tibetan, who has always had faith in the brotherhood of all Tibetans, I am deeply distressed to see a very sad posting on Facebook ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2011, 5:47 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Toronto Losar Katri Debate, a Report By Gelek Badheytsang It's hard to take stock of what transpired in Toronto on Losar Day 3, March 6, 2011. Three Kalon Tripa candidates, flush from campaigning all over ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2011, 5:06 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Losar Video Message from Tashi Namgyal, North American Chitue Candidate   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following video was provided by North American Chitue candidate Tashi Namgyal of Seattle, Washington. 
    Posted Mar 8, 2011, 6:47 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • What Are They Doing Now?: A Look at the Kalon Tripa Candidates’ Current Jobs (FULL VERSION) Editors' Note: This editorial was originally published in three parts on February 15-17, 2011.  It is re-published here in full for the convenience of our readers.-- By the ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2011, 5:26 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang on "What are Your Objectives?"   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.On March 8, 2011, Dicki Chhoyang, candidate for North American Chitue, provided the following video in Tibetan and English addressing ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2011, 5:10 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TNT - Tibet Needs Tethong By Thondup Tsering, Amherst, Mass., U.S.A.   On March 20th, 2011 as Tibetans head to the polling booths,Fellow Tibetans, let us remember to vote for the best of ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2011, 6:43 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay: The Man and the Moment! By Tashi Phuntsok, Toronto, Canada (Mphil in International Law, JNU) This article is not intended to be political campaign rhetoric in favour of Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s candidacy, but it ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2011, 5:55 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Wangdi's Losar Greetings To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following video was provided by Tashi Wangdi's campaign team:
    Posted Mar 6, 2011, 6:47 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tenzin Namgyal Tethong's Losar Greetings To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following video was provided by Youth4TNT:
    Posted Mar 4, 2011, 7:15 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Losar Greetings from Tashi Phuntsok, North America Chitue Candidate   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. Dear Tibetan Brothers and Sisters,Tashi Delek and I wish you all "a Happy, Prosperous, Good Health and Good Luck ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2011, 12:20 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Losar Message from North America Chithue Candidate Tashi Namgyal   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. As the Iron Hare 2138 Tibetan New Year draws near, I would like to wish all of you Happy Losar ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2011, 10:47 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kunga's direct message to all Tibetans of North America   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. From Kunga4Chitue Team North America Chithue candidate Kunga Thinley released a powerful and direct video message to Tibetans to coincide ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2011, 10:22 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Three Three: Impasses, Elections, and the Future of the Tibetan Issue   By Thierry Dodin At the eve of the Tibetan exile elections and with the dialogue between the Dalai Lama and the Chinese authorities in apparent deadlock, it seems to be ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2011, 12:58 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Ten Real Questions for Dr. Lobsang Sangay By Tashi Sangay 1. You speak of UNITY amongst Tibetans as one of the core principle of your campaign, yet your campaign has been involved with some of the most ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2011, 6:23 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Campaign Finance Transparency: Tashi Wangdi's Response #4   Tashi Wangdi la's campaign team has sent the following financial statement to The Tibetan Political Review, which is published below in its entirety.  This disclosure relates to a November ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2011, 5:58 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Of Slimy Inceptions   By Gelek BadheytsangThe 2011 Kalon Tripa candidates have remained above the fray. So far, so good. The shrill denouncements and quiet gossiping are left to the purview of zealous ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2011, 6:07 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TCV Model School in North America   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.By Tashi Phuntsok, North America Chitue CandidateCalgary, Alberta, CanadaFrom the general perspective, public or private school programs in ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2011, 5:58 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Do Tibetans Need a Democracy in Exile?   By Tenzin YeshiIn the midway results of ongoing "Online Opinion Poll on 2011 Kalon Tripa Primary Election", 23 percent of participants responded "Yes" and 19 percent responded "Don't ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2011, 6:37 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay's "Overseas Chinese National" Travel   By Dawa Lokyitsang, Boston DHARAMSALA -- Lobsang Sangay came to Sara Institute for Higher Tibetan Studies on 2/14/11, to give the students and staff an opportunity to hear him ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2011, 5:55 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang on "Why run for Chitue?"   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.On February 21, 2011, Dicki Chhoyang, candidate for North American Chitue, provided the following video in Tibetan and English addressing ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2011, 5:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Hunger-striker patriot supports Kunga for NA Chithue   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.From Kunga4Chitue Team  Dolma Choephel was one of the three brave Tibetans who went on a hunger-strike unto death ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2011, 8:24 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TNT Financial Transparency (Minnesota) To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.  From Friends of TNT - Minnesota The Life in Exile documentary was screened by Friends of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong (Minnesota) at ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2011, 8:07 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Bihar’s success, Buddha’s message and Bhoe ki Katri By bzhugs'tsher Tenzin W. Loden Bihar ran an election free of gunda-mavari and it was no less-deserving of a celebration. There was not a single ballot box ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2011, 6:27 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Ten Questions to Dr Lobsang Sangay III   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. From the unofficial Lobsang Sangay campaign website:  -- In our efforts to inform the general public about Dr Lobsang Sangay's ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2011, 5:34 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Phuntsok's RFA Interview   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.On February 11, 2011, Tashi Phuntsok, North America Chitue Candidate from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, gave the following interview on Radio ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2011, 5:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • What Are They Doing Now?: A Look at the Kalon Tripa Candidates’ Current Jobs (Part 3 of 3 - SANGAY) By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review  For the past two days, we have presented the results of our investigation into the publicly-available information on Tenzin Namgyal ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2011, 5:43 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Nepal Confiscates Tibetan Ballots   Radio Free AsiaFebruary 18, 2011 Police shutter polls held by Tibetan refugees in Nepal’s capital during the visit of a U.S. official.  Kathmandu police officers waiting outside ...
    Posted Feb 18, 2011, 6:34 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • What Are They Doing Now?: A Look at the Kalon Tripa Candidates’ Current Jobs (Part 2 of 3 - WANGDI) By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review  Yesterday, we presented the results of our investigation into the publicly-available information on Tenzin Namgyal Tethong’s current job responsibilities ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2011, 9:57 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Harvard Law School Grad Runs For Tibetan Office Published in the Harvard Crimson the student newspaper of Harvard University By CAROLINE M MCKAY, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Harvard Law School graduate and research associate Lobsang ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2011, 5:41 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • What Are They Doing Now?: A Look at the Kalon Tripa Candidates’ Current Jobs (Part 1 of 3 - TETHONG) By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review  When a candidate is being considered for a job, the prospective employer typically gives special weight to the candidate’s most ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2011, 11:36 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • My Deepest Consolation and Prayer to our "Brave Son of Tibet" late Jigme Norbu la   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.By Tashi Phuntsok, North America Chitue Candidate from Calgary, Alberta, CanadaMy deepest consolation and prayer to our "Brave Son ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2011, 7:44 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang Self-Introduction Video   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.On February 1, 2011, Dicki Chhoyang, candidate for North American Chitue, provided the following video in Tibetan and English to ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2011, 7:42 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tethong la networks with and wows Tibetans in the IT City   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.  By Youth for TNT BANGALORE, Feb 10, 2011 -- Tibetans living in the south Indian city of Bangalore had an opportunity ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2011, 10:40 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Why Dr. Lobsang Sangay's stance on self-determination as a policy is a pragmatic one   By Samdup Tenzin, Edinburgh, Scotland* [The first section of this article, apart from providing a brief justification of our right to self determination, explains the basis of this right in ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2011, 3:30 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • An Appeal to my fellow Tibetan Canadians and Tibetan Americans   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. By Tashi Namgyal, candidate for North American Chitue.--As we come closer to March 20, 2011, the final election day ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2011, 7:08 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Making the Right Choice To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. By Senge Rabten, New York Spokesperson of the Tashi Wangdi campaignVery soon on March 20th, Tibetans spread across the ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2011, 6:48 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Video from Youth for TNT   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following video is from Youth for TNT:
    Posted Feb 15, 2011, 10:24 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay's Speech in Minnesota   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. On January 8, Lobsang Sangay, candidate for Kaon Tripa, gave the following speech in Minnesota:                                                        
    Posted Feb 15, 2011, 6:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Namgyal's Interview with RFA   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. Two weeks ago, Tashi Namgyal, candidate for North American Chitue, gave the following interview on RFA: Click Here to Listen
    Posted Feb 13, 2011, 6:03 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Clearing the Air – the Mr Clean Poster   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. By Kunsang Tanzin, Toronto Over the past month Kungo Tashi Wangdi la has been visiting the Tibetan people in India ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2011, 5:45 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Experience and Vision in Tenzin N. Tethong   By Tenzin Jigme As we draw closer to March 20, 2011, the day when Tibetans will elect the next Kalon Tripa, it is fair to say that this year’s ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2011, 8:14 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Are We Electing the Right Man?   Editors' Note: Reminder: The publication of any article doesnot necessarily entail agreement by the TPR editors. By Phuntsok Tsering Duechung (Original in Tibetan and German.  Previously published in Tibetan ...
    Posted Feb 11, 2011, 7:33 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Let's Move on to the Next Chapter   By Choni Tsultrim GyatsoOriginally published on the Lobsang Sangay campaign website January 11, 2011 -- As Kalon Tripa debate is heated up in Tibetan communities around world as a Tibetan ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2011, 6:38 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang interview on RFA Amdo service   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.On February 1, 2011, Dicki Chhoyang, candidate for North American Chitue, gave the following interview on RFA's Amdo dialect ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2011, 11:25 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Campaign Finance Transparency: Tashi Wangdi's Response #3   Tashi Wangdi la's campaign team has sent the following financial statement to The Tibetan Political Review, which is published below in its entirety.  This disclosure relates to a November ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2011, 5:54 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Why North American Tibetans should vote for Tashi Phuntsok   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.From Tashi Phuntsok, North American Chitue candidate, Calgary, Canada:Why North American Tibetans should vote for me on March 20 ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2011, 11:02 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Successful European Chitue Debate   Tibetan Youth Association in EuropeZurich, February 5th 2011Today, the five European top-Chitue candidates took part at a relevant political debate, organized by the Tibetan Youth Association in ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2011, 10:49 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Candidates for Tibetan PM-in-exile Debate in Northern India   NTD (New Tang Dynasty Television)The Tibetan Women's Association organized a debate between three candidates for the post of Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile in Dharamsala, India on Monday ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2011, 10:39 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Election Fever?   By Tenzin Bhutia Really, I don't understand the enthusiams displayed over the upcoming Tibetan elections.  Here are my thoughts on the candidates, however unpleasant it may be, no pun ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2011, 11:52 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen briefs the Katri Candidates on the status of dialogue with Beijing   From Voice of Tibet (VOT) DHARAMSHALA, February 2, 2011: Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen today briefed the three official candidates for the post of Kalon Tripa on the ongoing dialogue process with ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2011, 11:40 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Former President of the Tibetan Association of NY and NJ Supports Kunga for NA Chithue   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.From the Kunga4Chitue Campaign Team: In this video clip released today by the Kunga for Chithue campaign, Amchi Norgyal, the ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2011, 11:31 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Katri Candidates Debate on January 31 Tibetan Women's AssociationFebruary 1, 2011Dharamsala, January 31, 2011: The three candidates for the post of Kalon Tripa: Kasur Tashi Wangdi, Kasur Tenzin Namgyal Tethong and Dr. Lobsang ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2011, 11:18 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kashag letter regarding Tenzin Namgyal Tethong   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.The following letter from the Kashag has been provided by both Jigme Topgyal and Tenzin Moenbook of Vancouver, Washington, U ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2011, 11:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • European Chitue Debate   From the Tibetan Youth Association in EuropeJanuary 30, 2011The upcoming elections for the next Kalon Tripa and the new parliament will be a crucial determinant of the future ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2011, 11:26 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Candidate Tashi Wangdi By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review  With the Kalon Tripa elections just weeks ahead, voters now have three candidates to choose from: Lobsang Sangay, Tenzin Namgyal Tethong ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2011, 1:49 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Opinion Poll on 2011 Kalon Tripa Primary Election By Denzi Yishey With the official announcement of final three Kalon Tripa candidates by the Election Commission on Jan 19, 2011 and the voter registration window now being closed, I ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2011, 5:55 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Statement by Tashi Namgyal on President Obama's Meeting with Hu Jintao   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.The following statement is by Tashi Namgyal, candidate for North American Chitue:--I would like to thank President Barack Obama ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2011, 5:45 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kunga Trinley Applauded in Toronto   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.From the Kunga4Chitue campaign teamKunga applauded in TorontoIn a RFA radio interview, Jampa Choden, President of RTYC Toronto ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2011, 5:56 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Election Commission registers more than 3200 voters after fresh registration Phayul Thursday, January 27, 2011 17:31]By Phurbu ThinleyDharamsala, Jan 27: The Central Election Commission of the Tibet’s government in exile on Thursday revealed that there were ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2011, 5:33 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tethong Campaign Official Response to "Negative Campaigning Undermines our Democracy" Sent to TPR by Friends of Tenzin Namgyal TethongDear Mr. Tenzin Gyalpo la,This is in reply to your allegation that the Tethong Campaign is responsible for negative campaigning ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2011, 7:30 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang Interview on RFA   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.In December 2010, Dicki Chhoyang, candidate for North American Chitue, gave the following interview on RFA: http://www.rfa.org ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2011, 5:30 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Rethinking Katri – A Legal Battle? By Palden Gyal & Pema Norbu  The concept of democracy in exiled Tibetan community is as old as the history of exile itself. The parliamentary model of exile government is based ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2011, 5:54 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Where Does the Money Come From?: Why Tibetan Democracy Needs Campaign Finance Transparency By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review--We are happy to report that there has been progress since our November 2010 editorial, A Call for Campaign Finance Transparency ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2011, 6:20 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Negative campaigning undermines our democracy   By Tenzin GyalpoUniversity of Aberdeen, UK We don't have a choice?A friend of mine called a couple of weeks ago.  After the usual chitchat we engage in ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2011, 5:47 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Democracy Moves Forward, Faces Challenges   Radio Free Asia, 2011-01-18Tibet's exile community will elect a new prime minister in March, but he may have limited power to act, and challenges to democracy ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2011, 5:19 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Samdhong Rinpoche on Monasteries as "Vote Banks"   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. From Youth for TNT:
    Posted Jan 20, 2011, 6:59 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • N.A. Chitue Debate in Boston (Video) From the Tibetan Association of Boston:North American Chitue Debate Video is available to watch in our www.bostontibet.org website.  Sorry for the delays.Thanks-- The Tibetan Association of ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2011, 6:52 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Campaign Finance Transparency: Tashi Wangdi's Response #2   Tashi Wangdi la's campaign team has sent the following financial statement to The Tibetan Political Review, which is published below in its entirety.  This disclosure relates to a November ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2011, 6:46 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Translation of "Investigating Lobsang Sangay’s 'Obama of China' Statement" བློ་བཟང་སེང་གེའི་ ༼རྒྱ་ནག་གི་ཨོ་བྷ་མ་༽ ཞེས་བའི་གཏམ་བཤད་ལ་ཞིབ་འཇུག   The TPR Editorial Board is pleased to offer a Tibetan translation of our editorial, Investigating Lobsang Sangay's "Obama of China" Statement. It has been published in Kabdha.   This is ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2011, 2:46 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • New York Tibetan Tenzin Dolma supports Kunga Thinley for NA Chithue   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. From Kunga4Chitue Campaign Former executive member of RTYC New York and New Jersey Tenzin Dolma expresses her support for NA ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2011, 10:34 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Letter from Lobsang Sangay   From the unofficial Lobsang Sangay campaign websiteTo promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. Dear Supporters, From the holy place in Varanasi, India, please accept my heartfelt ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2011, 8:34 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Formal Announcement from Tashi Namgyal   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. My Dear Fellow Tibetans in North America, I am writing to request few moments of your precious time. As you ...
    Posted Jan 17, 2011, 9:53 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kasur Tashi Wangdi – for Tibetan democracy, struggle and unity   By Kunsang Tanzin Toronto The year 2010-2011 has been the best year for Tibetan democracy. Over fifty years ago in 1959 when we were forced into exile, apart from ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2011, 6:04 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay at Harvard (Campaign Video)   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. The following is a campaign video showing Lobsang Sangay la at Harvard.  It was released on January 10, 2011, three ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2011, 5:52 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kalon Tripa Elections: Thoughts and Suggestions       By Tsewang Namgyal Like many Tibetans, I am simply excited by the quality of our three Kalon Tripa candidates. However, I am also deeply concerned that our next Kalon Tripa ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2011, 8:28 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Association of Boston Statement on Katri Endorsement   The following letter is from the Tibetan Association of Boston regarding the issue of Kalon Tripa endorsements, provided to The Tibetan Political Review by the Association.  A PDF version is ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2011, 6:09 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan actor Sonam Wangdu endorses Kunga Thinley for NA Chithue   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.From Kunga4Chitue Campaign Well-known Tibetan actor Sonam Wangdu endorses Kunga for North American Chithue and sets out why.   
    Posted Jan 13, 2011, 2:03 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kalon Tripa candidate Tenzin N. Tethong visits Swiss Tibetan associations   To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.Zurich, January 8th 2011 Kalon Tripa candidate Tenzin N. Tethong visits Swiss Tibetan associations   The next potential Kalon Tripa, Tenzin ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2011, 12:44 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Namgyal Shastri Barbecue Grill    By Tenpa Dhargyal Gashi So, you think you are a politician?  That should be the name of his show keeping it on par with all the primetime show running these ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2011, 12:33 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • London: Former TAR official endorses future Tibetan Prime Minister   By Tsering Passang To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.London, 8 January 2010As the Tibetan general election fever is on the full swing, despite the ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2011, 12:32 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibet in 2011: What Lies ahead?   By Tenzing JigmeYork University, Toronto, CanadaWhat lies ahead for the Tibetan struggle in the year 2011? Will there be another 2008 protest or will it be just another ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2011, 12:02 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Review of Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Published Scholarly Works   By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political ReviewDr. Lobsang Sangay recently stated to the Harvard student newspaper that “Who I am now, as a scholar and an activist ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2011, 6:33 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Will They Make a Good Team?   By Ngawang Choechen(Cary, NC, U.S.A.)There are no personal lucrative incentives as in other countries rather than a pure service motive for the august post of Kalon ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2011, 6:24 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • In Conversation with a Lady from Lhasa   By Tenzin YeshiUniversity of Wyoming, USAOn Jan 6, 2011, I went to Yak restaurant for a night out with my two friends. I joined about two hours late ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2011, 6:35 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Campaign Finance Transparency: Tashi Wangdi's Response   Tashi Wangdi la's campaign team has sent the following financial statement to The Tibetan Political Review, which is published below in its entirety. The Wangdi campaign has also committed ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2011, 5:56 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Wangdi: VOA Kunleng Interview   VOA Kunleng broadcast an interview with Tashi Wangdi on January 5, 2011.  (VOA previously interviewed Tenzin Namgyal Tethong and Lobsang Sangay on December 29 and December 31, 2010, respectively.)  
    Posted Jan 6, 2011, 4:35 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Supporters present campaign website to Tethong for official use   From Friends of Tenzin Namgyal TethongTo promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.DHARAMSALA, Jan 5 – Supporters of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong presented an election website (www.KalonTripa2011 ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2011, 5:40 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Press Release by Tashi Wangdi (English Translation)   From Tashi Wangdi's unofficial campaign website, www.nextkalontripa.comTo promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.I, Tashi Wangdi have resigned from my post as the ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 8:05 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Vote Like You Mean It   By Jigme Ugen I hate political elections.I hate political advisements. I hate the sudden surge of self-proclaimed political pundits and journalists. I hate metaphorical postings on Facebook, Youtube ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 5:49 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • VOA: New York Kalon Tripa Debate   Airdate: Monday, 03 January 2011VOA Tibetan Service: Tsering Palden and Tsewang Gonpo, former leaders of the RTYC, NY & NJ, discusses the first public debate among the final three Kalon ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2011, 6:26 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Misunderstanding Kundun’s Message   By Tenpa D. Gashi There has been a lot of brouhaha about Kundun’s recent pronouncement that he might possibly seek to relieve himself of the political and administrative duties ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2011, 6:19 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • New York Katri Debate Video   Video of the Kalon Tripa debate in New York between Lobsang Sangay, Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, and Tashi Wangdi, January 2, 2010.  Courtesy of youngtibet.com.Part 1/4  Part 2 ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 6:01 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Our Fatal Flaw II   By Tsewang Namgyal       "Ideas shape the course of history.” John Maynard KeynesA few years ago, I met a successful-looking Tibetan entrepreneur in Chengdu. He mentioned, with pride, that ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 5:57 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Second Coming   By Lhendup Gyatso Bhutia DNA India - Three weeks ago, when Wen Jiabao arrived in New Delhi amidst much fanfare, 46-year-old Tseten Yang, a primary school teacher, was climbing ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 5:58 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Planning, Design, and Implementation: Second/Final Phase of Online Opinion Poll on 2011 KT election   By Denzi YisheyEven though there is still no official announcement from the Election Commission on final candidates for the Kalon Tripa primary election, it is clear that the race ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 5:59 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tethong and Sangay: VOA Kunleng Interviews     VOA Kunleng broadcast interviews with Tenzin Namgyal Tethong and Lobsang Sangay on December 29 and December 31, 2010, respectively.  The interviews are available below. Tenzin Namgyal Tethong Lobsang Sangay
    Posted Jan 5, 2011, 5:53 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Sangay Campaign on Samdhong Rinpoche and TPR   The following is a public email circulated by the unofficial Sangay campaign.  The TPR editors' position has already been stated here. To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2010, 8:12 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Youth for TNT Press Release   Submitted to TPR by Youth for TNTTo promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.Press ReleaseYouth for Tenzin Namgyal Tethong la is releasing a video supporting ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2010, 11:24 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay Campaign: "Fighting Misinformation and Negative Campaigning" + TPR Editors' Note   From the unofficial Lobsang Sangay Campaign WebsiteTo promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. Editors' Note: The unofficial Lobsang Sangay campaign website wrongly asserts that TPR is ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2011, 5:16 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kunga for Chithue campaign website launched   By the Kunga for Chithue Campaign TeamTo promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.December 26, 2010 Despite a snow blizzard in New York City which news ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2010, 7:14 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Future Tibet at Crossroads   By Tashi WangchukIndependent Filmmakerwww.tibetanfilms.com San Francisco Bay Area, USA The simplest of the most simple tasks need experience in order to do it in the best ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2010, 7:06 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Answers from North American Chitue Candidates   The following North American Chitue candidates have provided answers to a set of ten questions distributed byn The Tibetan Political Review on December 1, 2010. Please click on each candidate ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2010, 7:03 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Washington DC: Former Officials Urge Support for Kasur Tenzin Tethong & Raise Funds   By L. Amdo To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. December 17, Vienna, Virginia, USA:  A large number of supporters, former colleagues from Central Tibetan Administration and ...
    Posted Dec 24, 2010, 11:11 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Boston Welcomes Tenzin Namgyal Tethong   By Tsepa Bayul To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates.On Sunday, December 19, The Tibetan community of Boston hosted a talk by Tenzin Namgyal Tethong la ...
    Posted Dec 31, 2010, 12:50 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay Campaign Update From India Compiled by the TPR Editorial Board In recent months, Lobsang Sangay la has visited Tibetan settlements including Ladakh, Dharamsala, Darjeeling, and Mungod, according to information from the National Democratic Party ...
    Posted Dec 23, 2010, 4:17 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Call for Campaign Finance Transparency - Our Response By Standup4Tibet and Friends of TNT San FranciscoStandup4Tibet and Friends of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong San Francisco, would like to respond to TPR’s Nov. 21st editorial “A Call for ...
    Posted Dec 23, 2010, 5:40 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • North American Chitue Debate - January 15   From the Tibetan Association of Boston TPR translation (original Tibetan follows): The Tibetan Association of Boston is holding the first public debate for North American Chitue Candidates.  We already have ...
    Posted Dec 24, 2010, 6:28 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Toronto Tethong Heat   By Tenpa D. Gapshi Provided to TPR by the author.  To promote transparency, TPR invites campaign updates from all candidates. Toronto, Canada, December 18th, 2010 - If it was cold in ...
    Posted Dec 23, 2010, 6:07 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • European Chitue Debate   Tibetan Youth Association in Europe AnnouncementEuropean Chitue Debate5th February 2011Rikon, Switzerland (Schulhaus / School Building) Dear Fellow Tibetans,The Chitue elections are nearly upon us. As the Tibetan ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2010, 6:21 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Sangay and Tethong on Strengthening the Tibetan Government   By the TPR Editorial Board This piece continues our effort to help voters understand and compare the policy positions of the two major Kalon Tripa candidates.  In this piece, we ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2010, 1:38 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Potential Pitfalls in the Wake of Current Tibetan Election Process   By Bhuchung K. Tsering www.tibetreport.wordpress.com December 20, 2010 Reprinted with permission of the author On Friday, December 17, 2010, I attended an event for Kalon Tripa candidate ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2010, 6:01 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • How Responsible are We?   By Tashi NamgyalNorth American Chitue candidate, Seattle, Washington, USA An appeal to my fellow Tibetans regarding  His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his statement about complete retirementAs you ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2010, 6:21 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Our Fatal Flaw By Tsewang Namgyal “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2010, 5:46 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Gyari Dolma Withdraws from KT Election Race   Phayul: Saturday, December 18, 2010 13:45Dharamsala, December 18 - It is a three horse race now for the post of Tibetan Prime Minister with the only woman candidate withdrawing ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2010, 6:29 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tethong for Kalon Tripa 2011   By Norbu Samphell Tsongtsa, ChicagoProvided to TPR by the authorBetween the top two primary vote winning candidates for Kalon Tripa, Dr. Lobsang Sangay and Tenzin N. Tethong, I ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2010, 6:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Sangay and Tethong on Exile/Tibet Ties   By the TPR Editorial Board This piece continues our effort to help voters understand and compare the policy positions of the two major Kalon Tripa candidates. In this piece, we ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2010, 5:48 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tenzin Dorjee: WHY I AM NOT RUNNING   December 12, 2010 This is a historic moment for Tibetan democracy. There is electricity and excitement in the air as Tibetans in exile prepare to elect our new Prime Minister ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2010, 6:35 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang for Chitue: Official Website Launch   December 10, 2010 Dear fellow Tibetans,As our community prepares for the next parliamentary election, I am heartened by the unprecedented level of public interest and participation. Being one of ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2010, 6:01 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Why I Support Tenzin Namgyal Tethong for Kalon Tripa By Tenpa Dhargyal Gapshi I have been noticing recently during my discussions with my friends, relatives, and fellow Tibetans that there is a real lack of understanding regarding my candidate ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2010, 6:02 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Identifying the Next Dalai Lama? By the TPR Editorial BoardAs the Buddha taught of impermanence, the Tibetan nation will one day face the task of identifying the next, 15th, Dalai Lama.  What policies do ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2010, 6:39 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • 10 QUESTIONS FOR NORTH AMERICAN CHITUE CANDIDATES The following message has been sent to the North American Chitue candidates.  All replies received will be posted on The Tibetan Political Review after December 15, 2010.  --   Dear North American ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2010, 6:11 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Jinpa Withdraws From KT Election Race Attached below is a letter from Lobsang Jinpa la addressed to the Regional Election Commission, provided to The Tibetan Political Review by his spokesperson.  This is a summary of the ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2010, 6:30 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Results and Analysis: Online Opinion Poll on 2011 Kalon Tripa Final Election By Tenzin Yeshi University of Wyoming Introduction and BackgroundThe Kalon Tripa election generated a never-before hype, interest, and discussion within the Tibetan electorates, who are spread across the ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2010, 8:34 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • "Elitist Relics Target Dr. Lobsang Sangay": An Unofficial Reply By bzhugs-mtser Tenzin W. Loden   I hope you wouldn’t mind subscribing this here, "Despite of my high hopes for a clean, dignified and objective oriented course of the ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2010, 5:49 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • An Analysis of Lobsang Sangay la's Statements By Tenzin Phentok Bylakuppe   Why is Lobsang Sangay/Sengey (not sure what to call him as it does seem that he has two names, why?) not the ideal candidate for ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2010, 5:22 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • "Investigating TPR and Jamyang Norbu's Article on 'Obama of China'" By Rinchen Tobgyal, manager of the unofficial Lobsang Sangay campaign website. Re-published in The Tibetan Political Review at the request of the author.Editors' Note: This article violates TPR ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2010, 11:28 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • European Chitue Candidates From the European Tibetan CongressPrimary election results: Thubten Wangchen         652Wangpo Tethong             430Chungdak Koren              427Tsering Dorjee                  359Jampa Samdho                 252Sonam Monkhar               193Rigzin D. Worpa               165 ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2010, 6:06 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Call for Campaign Finance Transparency By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review--According to a New York Times editorial on November 22, 2010, the 2010 U.S. elections saw at least $139 million ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2010, 4:25 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Young King and the Sea (A Satire) By Tenpa Gapshi   I was sipping on a drink in Goa,away from all the silliness,wading in the warm ocean,I was minding my own business.Two fish swam ...
    Posted Nov 24, 2010, 8:29 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Letter to the Tibetans of North America – Acceptance of Chithue nomination Dear Fellow Tibetans,   Last week, I received a letter from the office of the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama here in New York informing me that I have ...
    Posted Nov 24, 2010, 7:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Demagogues v. Democrats By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review  --Carl von Clausewitz, the great Prussian military theorist, once described war as the continuation of politics by other means.  If the ...
    Posted Nov 24, 2010, 10:10 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • THANK YOU! (from Ngodup Tsering) Dear friends and supporters,I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you, for vouching and voting for me in the preliminary election for North American Chitue. Your ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2010, 5:26 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Investigating T.N. Tethong’s Self-Determination Policy By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review In this editorial, we examine what we see as the key aspects of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong’s stated policy on possibly ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2010, 5:14 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Race for the Kalon Tripa is Wide OPEN By Tenzin Yeshi  University of WyomingAs shared in my last opinion piece, “Personal reflection on the Kalon Tripa primary election”, the results of Kalon Tripa’s primary election was ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2010, 5:16 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Culling and the Showdown at Gankyi Corral By Tenpa Dhargyal Gapshi An observation of the recently concluded preliminary election by a Tenzing Tethong supporter.  I tried to be as objective as possible but if anybody  finds it ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2010, 6:17 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tenzin Tethong la's Visit to Madison By Tenzin Dhanze University of Wisconsin, Madison Neurobiology and Molecular Biology This past Sunday, the Madison Tibetan community was fortunate to have Tenzin Namgyal Tethong la, a Kalon Tripa candidate ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2010, 6:42 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Why Tethong Failed? By bzhugs-mtser Tenzin W. Loden President Obama said on the recent national election in Burma, “neither free nor fair.” I am neither saying I am subscribing the very same ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2010, 6:29 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Opinion Poll on 2011 Kalon Tripa Final Election By Tenzin Yeshi, University of WyomingAs you may be aware, many of the democratic countries including the United States and India conducts some kind of unofficial opinion polling at ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2010, 5:59 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Leading Kalon Tripa candidates declare candidacy for final elections Phayul [Wednesday, November 17, 2010 16:32] Dharamsala, November 17 – The two leading candidates of the preliminary elections of Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister) have declared their candidacy for the final ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2010, 5:54 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TWA Mock Election Results Announced   Wednesday, 10 November 2010 18:25 By Matthew Singh-Toor, The Tibet Post International Dharamshala: The Tibetan Women's Association (TWA) today released the results of the July 6 Kalon ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2010, 10:47 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Thank You: A Message from Dr.Lobsang Sangay Posted on Lobsang Sangay's unofficial campaign website, www.kalontripafortibet.org   With profound humility I accept the Tibetan people's nomination for Kalon Tripa candidate. It is very sobering to ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2010, 8:26 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • ‘Middle Way’ May Need Review   By Radio Free Asia   Talks between China and envoys of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have reached an impasse and may need to be reassessed, according to the two ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2010, 7:02 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • T.N. Tethong Formally Declares Candidacy for Kalon Tripa Press release issued by San Francisco Friends of Tenzin N Tethong and StandUp4Tibet TeamAt a special Kalon Tripa elections event in Berkeley, California, organized by the "San Francisco Friends ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2010, 7:06 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • VOA Interviews T.N. Tethong Airdate: Friday, 01 October 2010Interview with Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, one of the candidates in the upcoming Kalon Tripa election.  Interview by Pema Dechen Gorap as part of VOA's ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2010, 6:53 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Harvard Law School Scholar Set To Lead Tibet Published in the Harvard Crimsonthe student newspaper of Harvard UniversityBy David H.A. LeBoeuf, CONTRIBUTING WRITER Tuesday, November 16, 2010Harvard Law School Senior Fellow Dr. Lobsang Sangay ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2010, 5:34 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TPR Editors Congratulate Lobsang Sangay By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review     The long wait for the results of the Kalon Tripa primary election is over –- Lobsang Sangay has won by a wide ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2010, 7:38 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • North American Chitue Candidates According to information from the Election Commission via the Capital Area Tibetan Association in Washington, D.C., the following are the results of the primary election for North American chitue ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2010, 6:57 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Incumbent & the Incoming Kalon Tripa: The End & the Beginning of An Era By Nawang Phuntsog Now that the incumbent Kalon Tripa’s tenure is coming to an end, Tibetans all over the world are in a frenzy to elect the next one ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2010, 2:36 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • "Chinese Obama": A Mountain out of a Molehill By Samdup Tenzin (Edinburgh, U.K.)Submitted to The Tibetan Political Review by the author Much has been made in the last few weeks (especially on Tibetan websites and blogs ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2010, 10:33 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • New Voter Regisration Date; Voting Interference by Nepal and Bhutan Authorities Dharamshala: In view of the many eligible voters who have failed to register, the election commission has announced fresh date of registration from 30 November 2010 to 17 January 2011 ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2010, 9:50 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • EC Declares Prelim Election Results for Tibetan Parliament and Kalon Tripa   Dharamshala: The Election Commission of the Central Tibetan Administration today declared the results of the first round of general election of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and the 3rd ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2010, 9:54 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dr. Lobsang Sangay-la and the ‘Obama of China’ Statement!   By Tenzin Nyinjey Much has been said and written about Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s ‘Obama of China’ statement. The respected and influential essayist Jamyang Norbu-la interpreted it as ‘giving ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2010, 5:54 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • VOA Interviews North American Chitue Candidates   On October 1, 2010, VOA's Election Special interviewed Dicki Chhoyang from Montreal and Tashi Namgyal from Seattle, both aspiring North American Chitue candidates.  Election Special, hosted by Pema Dechen ...
    Posted Nov 1, 2010, 9:58 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibet: Young Democracy Faces a Big Challenge The Toronto Star  By Rick Westhead October 27, 2010 DHARAMSALA, INDIA -- Thubten Shoepel's photocopied election posters are everywhere in this mountain village -- taped to buildings, trees, bullock carts and ...
    Posted Oct 30, 2010, 9:52 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Personal Reflection on the Katri Primary Election   By Tenzin Yeshi   After a great deal of hype, publicity, and discussion, the final curtain on the Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister) primary election came down, leaving many of us with ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2010, 12:27 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Investigating Lobsang Sangay’s “Obama of China” Statement By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review[Tibetan Translation Now Available Here]   -- Thanks to Lobsang Sangay la and Jamyang Norbu la, the Kalon Tripa race has its first ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2011, 7:14 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Tibetan Prime Ministerial Elections By Jamyang Dorjee Chakrishar At the outset I would like to state that I am neither an author nor a politician. But as a concerned citizen who has directly and ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2010, 5:52 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • FURTHER MUSINGS ON THE UPCOMING ELECTIONS - By Jamyang Norbu By Jamyang Norbu Readers must forgive me for nit picking, but the term “kalon-tripa”, literally “the enthroned minister” bothers me. It doesn’t exactly sit well (no pun intended ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2010, 7:55 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Elitist Relics Target Dr. Lobsang Sangay By Rinchen Tobgyal(Please see Editors' Note below)Submitted to The Tibetan Political Review by the author --Despite of my high hopes for a clean, dignified and objective oriented course ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2010, 7:45 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay's Response to Jamyang Norbu's Piece By Lobsang Sangay It was good to read Jamyang Norbu la's article on the Upcoming Kalon Tripa Election and I look forward to reading his commentary on the other ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2010, 5:30 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kalsang Phuntsok Godrukpa and the Problem With Proxy Websites By the editorial board of The Tibetan Political Review The current election campaign for Kalon Tripa (prime minister) of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been historic in several ways ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2010, 10:12 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • China's Theft of Tibetan Ballots Threatens Democracy Everywhere By Tenzin DorjeeExecutive Director of Students for a Free Tibet Last Sunday on October 3rd, thousands of Tibetans went to the polls to vote for the Prime ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2010, 6:52 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • SOME THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING KALON TRIPA ELECTIONS – by Jamyang Norbu October 9, 2010 By Jamyang Norbu I have received some mild censure of late from friends and readers for my lack of enthusiasm for the upcoming kalon-tripa election. I ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2010, 7:16 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Evaluate the Manifesto of the Candidates (Revised Version) [REVISED VERSION AS OF OCTOBER 8, 2010]    By Ngawang Choechen Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.   The primary voting for the election of Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister) and Chitues (Representatives ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2010, 8:41 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • For Their Own Freedom, Nepalis Should Protest the Seizure of Tibetan Ballot Boxes By Tenzin NyinjeyOnce again Nepal has proved that it is a failed state!Its violent seizure of Tibetan ballot boxes has clearly shown China's overbearing influence in the ...
    Posted Oct 6, 2010, 7:21 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • October 3 Came and Went! By bzhugs-mtser Tenzin W. Loden (A personal diary account with little too much juthok) Our young democracy took a healthy and important step today. To try elaborating a little ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2010, 7:09 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • New York Election Day Report October 3, 2010 Dharamshala: As Tibetans in exile went into first round of elections of Kalon Tripa and Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on Sunday, 3 October, Tibetans residing in the ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2010, 7:11 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dharamsala/Global Election Day Report October 3, 2010   Dharamshala: The preliminary round of general elections of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and the 3rd Kalon Tripa (Chairman of the Kashag or Cabinet) by popular ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2010, 7:17 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Oslo, Norway Election Day Report By Chungdak Koren October 3, 2010 The preliminary voting for Kalon Tripa and European Chitue took place in Oslo today. We are about 45 Tibetans here, out of which 32 ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2010, 7:15 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Washington DC Election Day Report From Capital Area Tibetan Association www.dctibetan.com Sunday, October 3, 2010  To:      Office of Tibet, Election Officers      And the public     241 East 32nd Street     New York, NY 10016   Tashi ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2010, 12:48 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dr. Lobsang Palden Tawo Withdraws Editors' Note: In fairness to the candidate, the editors had to confirm this information before publishing it.  The editors have just confirmed the authenticity of this information.  Our prayers are ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2010, 5:02 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Nepal Police Disrupt Tibetan Elections in Kathmandu From Phayul.com By Phurbu Thinley Dharamsala, October 3: Nepal police in Kathmandu on Sunday disrupted Tibetan preliminary polls by confiscating ballot boxes already filled with thousands of ballots just ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2010, 12:35 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang for N.A. Chitue The following endorsement of Dicki Chhoyang of Montreal comes from Nima G. Dorjee:       I have known Dicki Chhoyang for over 25 years and throughout that time, she has always been ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2010, 9:59 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Statement: Tenzing Chonden is not Running October 2, 2010 Dear Fellow Tibetans and Friends in the US and Canada, Tashi Delek and Greetings On the eve of the Primary elections, I would like to make a ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2010, 7:31 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Democracy in Action: Phase One By Bhuchung K. Tsering Reprinted with permission of the author October 1, 2010   On October 3, 2010 two days from now, Tibetans in the free world will be undertaking a ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:54 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Aspiring MPs Debate at Youth Group Event Phayul.com By Tenzin Tsering     Dharamsala, 1 October : With just three days to go for the preliminary rounds of the election for Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister) and the Tibetan parliament ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2010, 11:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Evaluate the Manifesto of the Candidates [A revised and updated version of this article has been posted.  Click here to read.]     --   By Ngawang Choechen Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.   The primary voting for the election ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2010, 11:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kunga Thinley for N.A. Chitue This revised biography of Kunga Thinley of New York comes from Dhondup Dorje:       Biography of Mr. Kunga Thinley                                       A candidate for North American Chithue   Kunga Thinley was born in 1969 ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2010, 9:37 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • TYAE Launches "Your Voice Decides" Campaign The following press release is from the Tibetan Youth Association in Europe:       Zurich, 28th SeptemberZurich -- The Tibetan Youth Association in Europe (TYAE) has officially launched its campaign "Deine Stimme ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2010, 7:01 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Voting Information for Oct. 3 Please remember to vote on October 3!  The following are some tips:You can nominate only one (1) person for Kalon Tripa.  Tibetans in North America can now nominate two ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2010, 6:09 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • New Video on the Voting Process The following video was made by KalonTripa.org to educate the electorate on the voting process and to accentuate the importance of exercising our democratic right to vote.     
    Posted Sep 29, 2010, 10:19 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dicki Chhoyang for N.A. Chitue The following endorsement of Dicki Chhoyang of Montreal, Canada comes from Tseten Gongya:       I would like to nominate Dicki Chhoyang for North American Chitue.  Here is her information:   Nomination for ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2010, 9:52 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Phuntsok for N.A. Chitue The following endorsements of Tashi Phuntsok of Calgary comes from Tenzin Norbu (Tenor) and Pema Gyalpo: TASHI DELEK!!  I am nominating Mr. Tashi Phuntsok who resides in Calgary Alberta, Canada ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2010, 10:12 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Job Descriptions of the Kalon Tripa and Chitue By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review With the fast-approaching primary election on October 3, when Tibetans will choose the official candidates for Kalon Tripa and Chitue ...
    Posted Oct 6, 2010, 7:22 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kunga Thinley for Chitue The following endorsement of Kunga Thinley of New York comes from Takla Tashi and Dhondup Dorjee:   Biography Mr. Kunga Thinley was born in 1969 at Norzinling Tibetan Settlement, Dhorpatan, Nepal ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2010, 5:31 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Statement by Tashi Namgyal on Chitue Nomination Tashi Namgyal la sent the statement below to The Tibetan Political Review on September 23, 2010.  The Tibetan language version is attached as a PDF below.   --   A Brief Statement I ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2010, 5:29 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Thinley Woser for N.A. Chitue The following endorsement of Thinley Woser of Minnesota comes from Nyima Yangzom: Mr. Thinly Woser, age 55, was born in Tibet in 1955. He escaped with his parents at the ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2010, 9:11 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Website Launch: Tashi Wangdi for Kalon Tripa Statement from Tenzing Choephel Chumeego, New York: My name is Tenzing Choephel, a fellow Tibetan living in New York.  As a Tibetan, I am writing this appeal letter for the ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2010, 8:09 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Ngodup Tsering for N.A. Chitue The following endorsement of Ngodup Tsering of San Francisco comes from Tashi Dhundup: I hereby endorse Mr. Ngodup Tsering la as nominated by Tashi Tenzing  for North America Chitue. Mr ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2010, 1:16 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Poem: Kalon Tripa Candidates By Tsoltim N. Shakabpa Kalon Tripa candidates Put forth the people's mandates Flaunt not your credentials Focus on the essentials Show us what you can do What you will ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2010, 1:50 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • European Chitue Candidate Debate Saturday, September 25, 2010 4:30 - 6:00pm (London GMT) Venue: Kailash Centre, 1 Culworth Street St. Johns Wood, London NW8 1AF     Live webcast at:  www.livestream.com/londonney   LondonNey ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2010, 9:22 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Independent Election Monitors Proposed   Dharamshala: A group of international parliamentarians has proposed the independent monitoring of the 15th Tibetan parliamentary and prime-ministerial elections in 2011.   Members of the International Network for Parliamentarians ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2010, 9:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Supporters of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong Launch Campaign Website Phayul [Saturday, September 18, 2010]By Tenzin Tsering    Dharamsala, September 17: Supporters of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, comprising mainly of young Tibetans, on Friday officially launched a global campaign supporting Tethong ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2010, 8:22 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tenzin Namgyal Tethong's Answers Below are answers from Tenzin Namgyal Tethong la to TPR's "Questions for the Kalon Tripa Candidates."--GENERALQuestion 1.      The position of Kalon Tripa is the highest executive office ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2010, 8:03 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Election Manifesto of Phurbu Dorjee The following manifesto is from the campaign website for Phurbu Dorjee, at www.kalontripacandidate.com.  The Tibetan Political Review is looking into an English translation. Click here to read more
    Posted Sep 17, 2010, 8:18 PM by Nima R.T. Binara
  • Election Manifesto of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong The following manifesto is from the campaign website for Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, at www.kalontripa2011.org:     TNT's Priorities in His Own Words       Priorities: The most important issue facing the ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2010, 11:01 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Website Launch: Tenzin Namgyal Tethong for Kalon Tripa Press Statement from Friends of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong: We are supporters of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong with networks all around the world stretching from Dharamshala to Bylakuppe and Kathmandu and Zurich ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2010, 11:01 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The K.T. Candidates Respond The responses are in! On August 2, the Kalon Tripa candidates were asked a set of questions collected from the TPR readership.  Today is the deadline.    The TPR editors personally ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2011, 7:47 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tenzin Jigme for Chitue The following endorsement of Tenzin Jigme of Minnesota comes from Tshering Namgyal: I second the proposed nomination of Tenzing Jigme, Vice-President RTYC Minnesota as a candidate for North America ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2010, 7:57 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Elections of Kalon Tripa and Chitue: TYAE Appeal to all Candidates Press Release, September 15, 2010   The Tibetan Youth Association in Europe (TYAE) urged all candidates who are seriously wililng to apply either for the function as the upcoming Kalon Tripa ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2010, 11:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A Chance for a New Voice By Tenzin Youdon*   It is a critical time in the Tibetan diaspora to pick the right candidate for Kalon Tripa.  Being a Tibetan, we were given the right to take ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2010, 11:20 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Increasing Politicization of Samshog in Exile Tibetan Society By Tenzin Nyinje Submitted to TPR by the author     This morning I heard a breaking news of sorts. Some Chitues (MPs) have sponsored a motion in drotsog (assembly), seeking a ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2010, 10:42 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Wangpo Tethong's Responses to European Chitue Questionnaire The Tibetan Youth Association in Europe (TYAE) has created a questionnaire for European Chitue candidates. So far, only one candidate has responded: Wangpo Tethong la.  Below are the questions from ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2010, 10:43 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Jigme Ugen: Biography The following biography of North American chitue nominee Jigme Ugen of Minnesota was submitted by Gyaltsen Tsering of Boston: Jigme Ugen is the first Tibetan refugee to be elected as ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2010, 8:44 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Jigme Ugen for Chitue The following endorsement of Jigme Ugen of Minnesota comes from Sonam Lama: The NA Chitue should be someone who really participates and understands the North American politics and situation and ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2010, 5:34 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Doma Norbu for Chitue The following endorsement of Doma Norbu of Connecticut comes from Ganzey Tshering: "Doma Norbu finished her schooling from Loreto Convent, Darjeeling and completed her graduation from Punjab University with honors ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2010, 5:29 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tashi Namgyal on Middle Way In an effort to inform readers about the policy positions of potential North American Chitue nominees, TPR is conducing a search for their available writings.  Where available, we will re ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2010, 11:16 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Impossible is Possible or Realistically Unrealistic! By bzhugs-mtser Tenzin W. Loden Submitted to The Tibetan Political Review by the author   --   A personal account of the Kalon Tripa debate at TIPA on September 9!The weather ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2010, 1:20 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Chitue Nominations from Kaydor Aukastang The following North Amerian Chitue nominations are from Kaydor Aukatsang, president of the Tibetan Association of Northern California.  (To see all Chitue nominations received, please visit our North American Chitue ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2010, 7:29 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Dharamsala Debate: Dolma, Sangay, Tethong, Tsering On September 9 , 2010, Phayul and Youth for a Better Democracy co-hosted a major debate between Dolma Gyari, Lobsang Sangay, Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, and Penpa Tsering, all candidates for ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2010, 7:42 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Now is the Time to Act By Tashi Namgyal   Congratulatons to the Tibetans in North America. We now have one more Chithue seat in the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile based in Dharamsala. With this addition, we ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2010, 6:19 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Call for Nominations: North American Chitue Given the disproportionate amount of attention and coverage given the the Kalon Tripa election, there is little discussion about who will be our next chitues (members of parliament).  Unlike the ...
    Posted Sep 10, 2010, 10:28 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tethong Speech on "Balancing Tradition and Modernity" By Tenzin Dechen Deshar, Balgalore, India   A few years ago, the Dalai Lama gave a speech on how to preserve Tibetan culture.  At the end of the speech, he said ...
    Posted Sep 10, 2010, 8:36 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Jinpa Declares Candidacy, Sets out Positions By The Tibetan Political Review Editorial Board   --    On August 20, 2010, Lobsang Jinpa la confirmed his candidacy for the position of Kalon Tripa on a Radio Free Asia (RFA) program ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2010, 5:15 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tenzin Namgyal Tethong Information Session The following video was submitted to The Tibetan Political Review by Lotop of Standup4Tibet Team in San Francisco, California.  It is of Tenzin Namgyal Tethong la at an information session ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2010, 5:59 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Let's Get Logical By Anonymous*Recently The Tibet Express published an article entitled 'A New Website Endorsing Dr. Lobsang Sangye Launched' [posted on TPR here].   In the article, Palden Gyatso la publicly endorses ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2010, 10:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Phurbu Dorjee Launches Campaign Website Phurbu Dorjee la has informed The Tibetan Political Review that he has launched his official campaign website at http://kalontripacandidate.com/.  The website is in Tibetan, and features interviews, videos ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2010, 5:09 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • A New Website Endorsing Dr. Lobsang Sangye Launched From The Tibet Express   Dharamsala: A new website ( www.kalontripafortibet.org) that is specially made to endorse Dr. Lobsang Sangye, one of the strongest contenders for Katri was launched today ...
    Posted Aug 30, 2010, 7:45 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • KT-2011 Initiative and Some Mumbo-jumbo (Expanded Version) By Chewang Ngokhang (Ajo Che)*   For the first time in our history we are now witnessing something that is both positive and exhilarating. Unlike in the past two elections, this ...
    Posted Aug 30, 2010, 12:08 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Youth v. Experience By The Tibetan Political Review Editorial Board--One of the larger debates related to the 2011 Kalon Tripa election is that of youth versus experience.  We believe that oversimplification of ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2010, 7:00 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Translation of "Personality v. Policy" TPR is pleased to offer a Tibetan translation of our recent editorial, Personality v. Policy.  It may be downloaded below as a PDF, and has been published in Kabdha.   This ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2010, 10:38 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Endorsement of Lobsang Sangay by Ven. Bagdro Editors' Note: The following endorsement was submitted to TPR by Rinchen Tobgyal, a student at the University of Utah.  Tobgyal translated the endorsement from the original Tibetan for posting onto ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2010, 1:01 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Poll: Who Should be the Next Kalon Tripa? The Tibetan Community of Norway is hosting an on-line poll on who should be the next Kalon Tripa.  The results so far confirm that the 2011 election is looking ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2010, 7:17 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetan Youth Association in Europe: Appeal to Candidates From The Tibetan Youth Association in Europe:       Elections of Kalon Tripa and Chitue: Appeal to all candidates!     The upcoming elections for the next Kalon Tripa and the new parliament will ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2010, 9:30 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Personality v. Policy By The Tibetan Political Review Editorial Board [Tibetan translation available here]   Of all the potential Kalon Tripa and Chitue candidates, little is yet known about what they actually stand for ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2010, 8:30 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • NDPT Endorses Ven. Thupten Wangchen for Europe Chitue From the National Democratic Party of Tibet:     Vote for Ven Thupten Wangchen lak "15th Parliament Members of Tibet from Europe"     Ven. Thupten Wangchen la is one of the core supporters ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2010, 11:35 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • California Debate: Dorjee, Sangay, Tethong A TOWN-HALL DEBATE WITH POTENTIAL KATRI CANDIDATES FROM NORTH AMERICA Kasur Tenzing N. Tethong Lobsang Sangye, Ph.D. Phurbu Dorjee Moderator: Namgyal Shastri, veteran journalist Voice of America, Washington ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2010, 7:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Can a Singer Become Kalon Tripa? By Gendhun Choephel (a pseudonym)*   Reflections on Bonn debate with Dr. Lobsang Palden Tawo   Honestly, the first thought that struck my mind when I saw the candidacy of Dr. Lobsang ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2010, 7:09 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Five Kalon Tripa Candidates to Join Bylakuppe Debate The Tibet PostAugust 14, 2010 Bylakuppe -- With just over a month until the preliminary [primary] elections for the prestigious exile post of Kalon Tripa (prime minister), a group of ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2010, 6:52 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Kalon Tripa debate in Portland between three potential candidates: Phurbu Dorjee, Lobsang Sangay and Tenzin N. Tethong By the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political ReviewOn July 5, 2010, the Northwest Tibetan Cultural Association hosted a debate in Portland, Oregon between three individuals who are nominated ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2010, 11:19 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • The Great Tibetan Dilemma: Perfect Democracy or Political Solution? By Bhuchung K. Tsering   This year we begin the two-year election cycle for both the Kalon Tripa, the Chairman of the Tibetan Cabinet (The Kashag), as well as for ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2010, 5:53 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • KALON TRIPA @ 2011 By bZhugstser Tenzin L. Wangmo   INTRODUCTION: The event was a press conference.  Media groups aroung the globe had flown to this coniferous flaked hill station to listen to him speak ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2010, 7:25 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • My Right, My Duty and My MPs By bZhugstser Tenzin L. Wangmo     Last Spring, I saw most of our ministers of the past benching en masse yet again in our parliament and this time, it wasn't ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2010, 7:25 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Finally, the Tables are Starting to Turn: Talking About Revolution, of Tibetan Democracy, of Independence! By Tenzin NyinjeyI have never voted in my life. Be it Chitue or Katri elections, I never had the urge to vote. It's not because I don't ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2010, 1:19 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Youth Group Launches Campaign Website for Lobsang Sangay   Phayul [Friday, August 13, 2010 18:14] By Phurbu Thinley Former political prisoner Ven Palden Gyatso speaks during the launch of the campaign website for Dr Lobsang Sangay Dharamsala, August ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2010, 9:54 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Next Kalon Tripa: Old wine in a new bottle? By Chime Tenzing Originally published in Tibet Sun DHARAMSHALA, India, 15 July 2010 I am not much of a wine enthusiast, but I am familiar with the underlying meaning of ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2010, 6:54 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Election Fever   VOA News' Kunleng invites Tashi Dhondup Lokyitsang (Boston), Tenzin Chonden (North American Chitue representative), and Tenzin Sherab (Young Tibetans for a Better Democracy) to discuss exiled Tibetans' interest and activities ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2010, 7:28 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • European Chitue Initiative Launched August 6, 2010   The 2nd European Tibetan Congress (ETC) Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the launch of European Chitue Initiative.  This is an initiative to engage in a pre ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2010, 6:31 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Public Service Video on Kalon Tripa and Chitue Election   Tsewang Gonpo, former General Secretary of RTYC-New York, has made a public service video on the upcoming election for Kalon Tripa and Chitue:    
    Posted Aug 10, 2010, 2:16 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • If You Desire Change in Tibetan Politics, Look to the Parliament, not the Kalon Tripa By Bhuchung K. TseringDuring the 1992 presidential campaign here in the United States a slogan that became the symbol of Bill Clinton’s success against then President George Bush ...
    Posted Aug 8, 2010, 3:11 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Are We Ready 2011? A 9-minute film that seethes deep into the exile Tibetans' attitude towards the historic and milestone event in 51 years of Tibetan Democracy; Kalon Tripa elections (2011):    
    Posted Aug 8, 2010, 2:24 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Gyari Dolma Declares Candidacy for Kalon Tripa Phayul.com By Tenzin Tsering   Dharamsala, August 5 -- Ms. Gyari Dolma, Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, has announced her candidature in the upcoming 2011 Kalon Tripa election ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2010, 7:19 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Tibetans and the Kalon Tripa Election: Putting the Cart Before the Horse? By Bhuchung K. Tsering.  Reprinted with permission of the author.     I wonder whether the current “discussion” among Tibetans in Diaspora about the merits of individual names for the position of ...
    Posted Aug 4, 2010, 7:53 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • 10 Questions for Dr. Lobsang Sangay (NDPT Interview) Source: National Democratic Party of Tibet* July 31, 2010 -- Dr. Lobsang Sangay is a Senior Fellow at the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School.  He studied at ...
    Posted Aug 4, 2010, 7:11 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Questions for the Kalon Tripa Candidates Two weeks ago, readers of The Tibetan Political Review were invited to submit questions to ask the Kalon Tripa candidates.  Below are the questions that have been edited and compiled ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2010, 7:47 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Reflections on the Tethong/Sangay Debate, Zurich [Revised as of August 11, 2010]*   By the Editorial Board of the Tibetan Political Review   The best way to see the difference between two choices is to hold them up ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2010, 5:09 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Public Service Announcement from Montreal Tibetan Community Members of the Montreal Tibetan community and the kalontripa.org initiative have created this public service announcement (PSA) video about the upcoming Kalon Tripa election:  
    Posted Aug 8, 2010, 2:54 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lobsang Sangay Wins Internet Straw Poll By: Lobsang Wangyal   3 May 2010 -- A senior fellow at Harvard University Law School Lobsang Sangay has came first in a straw poll for the post of next prime minister ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2010, 8:21 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Minnesota Tibetans Hold Panel Discussion on Kalon Tripa By Tsering Namgyal*   St. Paul, Minnesota - Tibetans in Minneapolis on Saturday [July 24, 2010] took part in a panel discussion on the upcoming Kalon Tripa elections, showcasting a lively spirit ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2010, 10:18 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • U-Tsang Commitee Endorses T.N. Tethong for Kalon Tripa   Ms. Dolma Tsering, President of Dharamsala based U-Tsang Committee endorsed Mr. Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, 62, as the commitee's main candidate for the 2011 Prime Minister of Tibetan Government ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2010, 8:27 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • If You Could Ask Them Anything... If you could ask the Kalon Tripa candidates anything, what would you ask?   Readers are invited to send their questions for the Kalon Tripa candidates to The Tibetan Political Review ...
    Posted Jul 19, 2010, 1:20 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Portland Debate: Lobsang Sangay, T.N. Tethong, and Phurbu Dorjee     On July 5, 2010, the Northwest Tibetan Cultural Association hosted a debate between Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Kasur Tenzin Namgyal Tethong, and Mr. Phurbu Dorjee, three unofficial candidates for Kalon Tripa ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2010, 8:23 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Who Will Be Our Next Prime Minister? By Mountain Phoenix*   Submitted to The Tibetan Political Review by the author     October 2, 2009 --  We clearly missed the opportunity for political reform in the November meeting in Dharamsala last ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2010, 8:21 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lodi Gyari Definitively Rules Out Running for Kalon Tripa བཀའ་ཟུར་རྒྱ་རི་བློ་གྲོས་རྒྱལ་མཚན་མཆོག་གི་གསལ་བསྒྲགས། ད་མཚམས་འོས་བསྡུ་ལས་ཁང་ནས་བཀའ་བློན་ཁྲི་པའ ...
    Posted Jul 4, 2010, 10:22 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • NDPT Announces its Final Candidates for 2011 Kalon Tripa and TPiE 17 May 2010 -- The National Democratic Party of Tibet Saturday announced its final candidates for the upcoming 2011 election of the 14th Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister) and members of the ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2010, 7:33 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Zurich Debate: T.N. Tethong and Lobsang Sangay The First European Tibetan Youth Parliament arranged a discussion on the Kalon Tripa election at the University of Zurich on April 11, 2010.  The participants were Dr. Lobsang Sangay (Harvard ...
    Posted Aug 4, 2010, 5:41 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Missing the Big Picture?: A Comment on Lobsang Sangay's "Kalon Tripa Election Reform" As the 2011 Kalon Tripa election nears, Tibetans need to seriously evaluate the candidates so that their decision is well-informed.  As the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2010, 7:43 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Always Beggars?: A Comment on Gyari Dolma's Interview As the 2011 Kalon Tripa election nears, Tibetans need to seriously evaluate the candidates so that their decision is well-informed.  As the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2010, 5:01 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Not a Time to Panic: A Comment on Phurbu Dorjee's Interview As the 2011 Kalon Tripa election nears, Tibetans need to seriously evaluate the candidates so that their decision is well-informed.  As the Editorial Board of The Tibetan Political Review ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2010, 8:10 AM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Election Commission Declares Voting Date for Kalon Tripa and Parliament Thursday, 10 June 2010   Dharamsala: The Election Commissioner of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) declared the dates for voting the next members of the Tibetan Parliament and Kalon Tripa (Chairman ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2010, 4:17 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Aiming for the Highest Office of the Tibetan Government in Exile By Tsering PassangLondon, 29 May 2010: When an email circular came through my inbox last week, I became quite eager to meet and hear from the man himself -- many ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2010, 6:03 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
  • Lessons from the United States of America By Tsewang Namgyal   “There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go, if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.” President Ronald Reagan ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2010, 4:21 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
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