Dukthen Kyi

Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver


Dukthen Kyi is a first year graduate student studying international human rights at Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.

She is originally from Tibet and escaped to India at a young age. After completing her undergraduate and post-graduate from the University of Madras in southern India, she worked for few years in Tibetan non-profit organizations based in Dharamshala, India.

Featured Work

Chinese dam construction on the Lancang (Upper Mekong) River, 2012. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internationalrivers/8180652725/" target="_blank">International Rivers</a>

MAR 14, 2016 Article

The Lonely Resistance: Protesting Chinese Resource Exploitation on the Tibetan Plateau

China has dammed every major river in Tibet with many more dams in the planning stage. This and the pollution of waters through mining have ...