Modern Political History of Tibet
Tibet was once a great military power that “carved for itself a huge empire in Central ... read more »
In the early 1950s, China invaded Tibet, enforcing its claim to ownership of the region. The ... read more »
Protests surrounding the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games brought renewed attention to Tibet, and ... read more »
The Dalai Lama and advocates of Tibetan political sovereignty maintain that since the 1951 invasion ... read more »
Activists advocate for Tibetan sovereignty, and the Chinese government argues that life for Tibetans has improved since the country’s period of self-rule. Is it possible to reconcile these different perspectives, and will the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people ever return to his homeland? Think tanks, political leaders and activists attempt to predict what’s in store for the future of Tibet.
The Office of Tibet in London has a translation of “The Guidelines For Future Tibet’s Polity And Basic Features of Its Constitution,” which was written by the Dalai Lama in 1992.