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2016/08/17 | J. Michael Cole

China Uses Thousands of Chinese Teachers to Combat Uighur ‘Separatism’

Beijing appears to be accelerating education programs designed to dilute the ethno-linguistic bond that gives Uighurs and Tibetans their distinct identity.

2016/07/04 | Tao Tao Holmes

China’s Reincarnation Database Verifies 870 Living Buddhas. But How?

Living Buddhas are believed to be the reincarnations of prominent lamas or religious leaders in Tibetan Buddhism, and their numbers in China have risen from 358 last September to 870 this January. How has this number gone up so fast?

2016/06/29 | Chang Shin-wei

Tibetan Filmmaker Arrested in China

The detention and possible mistreatment of an award-winning Tibetan filmmaker comes as international politicians appear to be running out of patience with China’s human rights abuses.

2016/06/15 | Shuhei Omi

Dalai Lama-Obama Meeting Draws Beijing's Ire

The Obama-Dalai Lama meeting draws a predictable response from Beijing.