Trouble in Exile (2006)

Younger Tibetans are becoming increasingly frustrated by the Dalai Lama's message of peaceful resistance. They believe it brings them no closer to freeing their homeland.

"I'm calling upon Tibetans to go inside China and sabotage their economic structure," proclaims campaigner Lhasang Tsering. "If we don't struggle for independence, the Chinese won't give us our freedom." Like many, she's angered by the Dalai Lama's policy of pursuing autonomy not independence. Taking inspiration from the Khampa Warriors, Tibetan fighters who battled the Chinese, younger campaigners are switching to more militant tactics. As one states: "After the US occupied Iraq, the people rose up. Do we have to do this? That's what we have to think about."

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