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Lobsang Sangay is the new leader of Tibet's government in exile
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Tibet v. China – a middle way?

Published on : 1 September 2011 - 2:06pm | By International Justice Desk (Photo:RNW)
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Tibet’s new political leader says he hopes the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will recognise that Tibet is occupied by China.

By Aletta Andre

The right of self-determination of peoples is a fundamental principle in international law, as embodied in the Charter of the United Nations.

Self-determination means the right for all peoples to determine their own economic, social and cultural development and has been defined by the ICJ (in the Western Sahara case) as: “The need to pay regard to the freely expressed will of peoples.”

China opposes
However, China opposes Tibet’s claim to self-determination, which it regards as a claim to independence or secession. But as there is a growing international campaign to promote Tibet’s claim, it is likely that the case could be brought before the ICJ in the near future.

“Many people are interested in Tibet, but are not aware of the details, of the tragic reality in Tibet.” Lobsang Sangay says he is planning to further ‘internationalise’ the Tibet issue, in his new role as Kalon Tripa – or Prime Minister - of the Central Tibetan Administration.

“The political repression, the cultural assimilation and environmental destruction,” he says. “I will speak frankly and forthrightly about it, inside and outside of India.”

Changing tradition
Sangay’s rule is a notable step away from the leadership of the Dalai Lama, who ran the government in exile since leading the Tibetans into exile in 1959.

The change marks the beginning of democratic leadership for exiled Tibetans. Sangay says it also reflects the sustainability of the Tibetan movement beyond the lifetime of the current Dalai Lama.

“The Chinese government’s calculation so far has been that, with the passing away of the elder generation, the Tibetan movement will disappear. This is not going to happen,” says Sangay. “Our main objectives remain to restore freedom in Tibet, and return of his Holiness the Dalai Lama [to Lhasa, Tibet]. While I will try to do this in five years time, I will also lay a strong foundation to sustain the Tibetan movement for another 50 years, if need be. ”

Middle way
Sangay says that Tibet is occupied by China, but in negotiations with that superpower he advocates for the so-called middle way.

It aims for true Tibetan autonomy within China, and was also the policy of the administration under the Dalai Lama’s leadership.

China says that Tibet is already autonomous, but Sangay disagrees. “Tibet autonomous region is not complete Tibet, nor is it autonomous,” he says. “Even to have a photograph of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will land you in prison. You might get tortured and sometimes you might even disappear.” As he talks, he glances occasionally at the Dalai Lama’s portrait on his wall.

It remains to be seen whether the middle way will lead to an autonomous Tibet or a complaint before the World Court in The Hague.


Kobla Carbonu 8 April 2014 - 3:09pm / Ghana

Attention: Ban Kim Moon



1. Petitioner(s) refer to his several petitions addressed to you including some dated as far beyond the year 2005, and copied head of states and governments its parliament, chief justices and several others, claiming against John Ageykum kuffour, John Evans Atta mills(a so call law professor,very lawless, legal illiterate, intellectual slave, bloodthirsty savage, live illegally and late shamefully in the presidency) of the presidency of Ghana, office of parliament, six supreme court justices including the chief justice /office,offce of council of state, electoral commission (not to put up criminals for election) and others for condoning, providing aid and comfort to treasonable characters /coupist, Bank of Ghana and Ghana commercial froudsters ;drug barons ,armed rubbers, and persons diverting pre mix fuel and other fruads with intend to file additional claims on receipt of decision, (Jahn Dramani Mahama then in (member of) parliament, effectively collaborated and or silent on / in the illegality, vetted, approved (some the treasonable) accused persons mention above as supreme court chiefs /Justices and the fraudulent court fees. See the frudulent C I 45 intended to frustrate petitioner(s),while there was petitions pending against them and or before them, and at the presidency vice / president took oath(s) / chairman of the police council, whose notorious police force with the collusion with their colonial masters and the judiciary on occasions ambushed ,kidnapped / adopted / terrorized /tortured /detained, starved and with force and harm steal / confiscated petitioner’s mobile phones temporary,believe in the process bag the phone, this is the second time, my first phone(bird pink)is still in their custody since 4/14/ 04, and attempted killing and or manipulating the death of petitioner and also on the 3 /28 / 2012
2. These notorious criminals /intellectual slaves are perpetuating ,and supporting the crimes by providing aid/job and comfort to themselves while the petitioner, victims and dependents continue to suffer from effect of accused /criminals /crime /injuries
3. Britain and America are accessories to the crimes / the lawlessness.
4. Petitioner(s)/ victims yet to receive single response or reliefs ‘sought up to date.
5. These criminals (Jahn Dramani Mahama including) (and on the 12/7/12) submitted in the name of political parties, to unsuspecting Ghanaians for election under the auspices of the electoral commission without purging themselves of the treasonable conduct occupy offices of the presidency/parliament/judiciary /appointing/approving people in the name of doing Government business under the very 1992 constitution of republic of Ghana, they (the criminals conspired),abrogated /altrated or part of it ,and or subverted and have not restored it, or cure it, is in effect, it effect on their victims /petitioner(s) the unlawful alteration and abrogation and or violation of (all) the chapters, including the unnumbered preamble people’s aoth/contract with all people of the world and GOD page of 210 pages of the 1992 republican constitution of Ghana / 0r part /a cospiration to adopt / enact to abuse human right through and or by the unlawlful abrogation of the constitution ,and other crimes is in effect and it’s effect not remedy/cured, culminating the continual violations of victims human right and suffering.(unlawful alteration of extract adminitrative rules and regulations and professional codes Ministry of health May 1995 clause (7) of requlations 14) initiated by commission on human right and adminitrative justice, ministry of justice and health of Ghana .See article 1,2,3, and 11 of the1992 constitution of Ghana and the criminal code of 1960 act 29 section180-182 & 22 (ect) Not to talk of several renew fresh attempts to murder petitioner, vanished the body and or strategically toxin poison petitioner or course death through (motto) accident and or interference in petitioner means of survival,including inducing /manipulating /coercing/trap petitioner to sin and or secum to their cohesive demonic maneuvers to enable the criminals /demons to blackmail /demonized petitioner into people disaffection, including invading / intruding into petitioner private life even to the extend of exposing petitioner private part / nude pictures / films through the use of surveillance set light sets for exclusive public use /view of the criminals gangs refer above and their family / kinsmen /colonial and imperial masters over a whisky ,bear and or coffee, virtually ,this is their solution to the problem, this is the extend some black men /a generation can go to sacrifice their brethrens, in defense of their colonial and slave masters ;a generation of spoil pampered, lazy dadi ba / child/ children, uninovative, thief’s ,psychopaths, kleptomaniacs; a greedy recycle octogenarian politicians whose offsprings / generation /gens think they have the devilish right to rule/and have demonically strategically position themselves;brothers sisters uncles, nieces, cousins, nephews and school mates, in all sphere of our life, be it in the executives legislature judiciary ect and have arrogantly turn state offices nto their private kitchen, they even think they are above the law/state and will doanything to materialize their devilish wishes even if it entails killing people and getaway wit it..
6. If I die or killed through the manipulation of these notorious criminals/ who are only accountable to some devilish / demonic, faceless, filthy, blood thirsty, stinking cult /cultist the world will appreciate on whose hands / heads my blood is / will be and history will absorbed me (stev biko, and co history absorbed then)
7. The media gang up and have become virtualy an accomplices in the crimes and look on the continual lawlessness -the question of the fraudulent court fees / C.I , why the Supreme Court will list and hear some cases while refusing to list others cases that were registered before the later and on the question of the foundation of the supreme court that they the cultist, treasonable legal illiterates,blood thirsty savages chief /justices/ lawyers colluded and subverted the orderly struchtures of the court and their ethics by their judgements,but the media rather decided to feed the public with timid comic or concert like media reportage.See supreme court case /judgment № J5/24/04 dated 10/26/ 04 coram Miss SA Akuffo, Dr S.Twum, Dr SK. Date-Bah. FM Lartey. RT Aninakah, Kobla Carbonu vs GK Acquah and see case № J7/2/05.that join the obove name so call supreme court justices,office of parliament and office of counsel of state and electrol commision as respondents to the suit coram.W.A.Atugaba See how he(Atugaba} visited the treasonable misbehavior of his colleagues/paneling the case to single supreme court on the petitioner being applicant in his judgment dated11/ 23/04. No wonder they chief/justices refused to list the case № J5/2/ 05 filed aginst them on 24/12/ 04,serve on them,No defence file,up todate Connivance in looting state coffers, media men in Ghana each given up to about over($ 90.000.00) ninty thousand dollars, is it for the gang up and or the salience?
8. It is petitioner(s) hope world citizenry, the international coumunity,U N and its agencies, governments and head of Governments and it institutions would not look on and bring itself into disrepute and allow these historically barbaric cancar, these criminality/ terrorists/ traitors / treachery / wickedness / coupist / /mutineers/ cultists /witchery/wizards /envy and hatred for the petitioner(s) and truth /murderers / blood thirsty savages ( these demons are also in link with some wizards and witches claiming to be petitioner’s family/dependants/community members) this insanity tendency be perpetuated. And hope the world (leaders) will not appear cooperating/aiding/supporting this criminals/state or orders (from jurisdiction of Ghana) and or by inviting and or hosting them as honorable men and women.
9. Until then any business done with this notorious criminals refer above (in the name of the republic of Ghana) is done at one’s own / country risk because this criminals are illegitimately contracting contracts recklessly and are in all forms of fraudulent alliances virtually as agents of their slave,(cult) masters, exploiting / selling, stealing the worth / resource of the people in the name of doing government business in the name of the people, thereby keeping the people impoverished and underdeveloped, to enable them (the criminals and their collaborators) perpetuate and entrench their slavery /neo colonial and demonic cultist agenda , for one day, the good people(of Ghana ) will not be responsible for this criminals actions and inactions.(what is more slavery or crime against humanity than one entering into an arrangement in which a Nation owed less than 50 percent “ share” of it owned “natural’’ resources?)
10. As for the clergy the way they are conducting themselves, I hope if Jesus Christ came again they will not gang up with the politician and intend to kill and kill him again .
11. The armed forces have a constitutional responsibility to intervene temporary, clean up this mess /this ‘’John John and Jimmie Jimmie” nonsense, restore the constitution hand over to a new clean civilian Government and quickly go back to barracks ( all this demons have soil their hands and are incapable of doing any clean up)
12. Human Right abuse anywhere is a threat to human right abuse everywhere.
13. By this copy print /circulate / past /sent to as many as you can.
14. By this correspondence, your advice assistance and representation.
15. The1992 republican constitution of Ghana is in deep trouble lawlessness is engulfing all of us. (petitioner have the capacity to defend any single word / adjective used)
16. I have decided to copy all head of states, Governments, it other arms of governments including it chiefs/ justices and several others. International morality is at stake.
17. Your Intervention Response and Reliefs sought. Please.
Yours in the struggle for democracy, rule of law, probity accountability human rights, Justice, liberty, and the struggle against crime against humanity /minority groupings

Kobla Carbonu
Spokesperson (for PETWI) Box md 124.Accra-Ghana. Mobile (233)(0302) 0244938277 / facebook/kobla Carbonu
NB My yahoo E-mail has been invaded and access tempered, I do not wont to think that it because yahoo is British owned organization.ICC web site claim it will not be dealing with cases before them and being dealt with in other united nations agencies or other regional bodies, how do people know it positions on issues, if ICC cannot communicate simple acknowledgment of receipt of their client petitions addressed to them, does this not raise contradiction issues on the claim independency of ICC What do UN/HRC and ICC do?. This petition was first transmitted to the petitioned(s) on 9/13/13.(with some modification) Petitioner was brutally attacked and or attempt to murder petitioner by agents/forces believe to be agents of the above mentioned criminals on
11/25/13 and other provocations

Dennis Cusack 2 September 2011 - 6:02pm / US

This statement is incorrect: "However, China opposes Tibet’s claim to self-determination, which it regards as a claim to independence or secession. Also, as there is no active international campaign to promote Tibet’s claim, it is unlikely to be brought before the ICJ in the near future." There has grown up over the last 20 years an international campaign to promote the Tibetan people's right to self-determination. Please visit You can also read my book: Tibet's War of Peace (

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