The Communist Party as Living Buddha

The boy recognised by the Dalai Lama as the Panchen Lama, one of Tibet’s most important religious leaders, marked his 18th birthday and coming of age on April 25, 2007, after more than a decade in Chinese custody. The Panchen Lama’s plight has come to symbolize the crisis facing the survival of Tibet’s religious culture. …

Religious Repression Continues

To provide context to the current crackdown and life inside Tibet, ICT created a series of briefings on topics ranging from the spring uprising to the crucial nature of Tibet’s environment. These briefing papers are intended to provide insight into several key areas that affect life on the plateau which has shaped its past and …