Cover photo: After China’s 65-year-long brutal repression of the Tibetan people, Tibet is still an occupied territory and Tibetans live under constant military and police surveillance.
Yeshe Choesang was born on 27 August 1976 in the Lithang Region in eastern Tibet, (Currently administratively part of Sichuan province, China). He escaped to India in 1985, when he was a 11-year old boy.
“Political issues should be used in a democratic and honest way. Otherwise, as you go through the centuries, the democratic system will become dirty and you will need another system to follow.” the author said.