On 8 August 2011, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay became the first democratically-elected political leader of the Tibetan people in their history. Grounded in his fundamental guiding principles of Unity, Innovation and Self-Reliance, the exile administration has achieved outstanding results in the political, economic, education and social spheres.

In recent years, I've noticed an increasing trend of articles and commentaries examining the Dalai Lama's life and legacy that conclude Tibetans, and he as their leader, have failed in their cause to restore freedom to Tibet. Having worked for this movement for 18 years, I can understand having doubts about what the future holds. But really? Failed? It's a done deal?

Dharmshala — China has set a definitive tone for this year's commemorations of the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region's 50 years by coming out with its most exhaustive and strongest rejection yet of the Middle Way Approach. But there is a catch.

Dharamshala: – On 10 December Yeshe Choesang, editor-in-chief of the Tibet Post International (TPI), released his book “Voice of An Exiled Tibetan” at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Dalai Lama’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 66th International Human Rights Day.