Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

To All Those Longing and Hoping, Summer is Approaching, the Dragon Boat Festival has Arrived!

To All Those Longing and Hoping, Summer is Approaching, the Dragon Boat Festival has Arrived!

1 by / on 16/07/2009, 08:53 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost originally written in Chinese by a Tibetan blogger calling himself “The Lost Curse” and was prompted by the Dragon Boat Festival holiday* (端午节 – duanwu jie) which this year fell on May 28th. The Chinese government grants a 3-day holiday for the Dragon Boat Festival that this year also coincided with the Tibetan […]

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“Does This Kind of Special Policy Really Exist?” By Woeser

“Does This Kind of Special Policy Really Exist?” By Woeser

4 by / on 09/07/2009, 10:45 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on June 30, 2009 and posted on her blog earlier today. The blogpost, which examines China’s approach to ethnic minority policy, was written after deadly riots broke out in a factory in China’s south between Han Chinese and Uighur workers and before the current […]

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“Tibetan Lawyers: Why Don’t They Come Forward?” By Woeser

“Tibetan Lawyers: Why Don’t They Come Forward?” By Woeser

0 by / on 01/07/2009, 14:00 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on June 8th 2009. Since the protests in Tibet that started last year in March, some Chinese lawyers have emerged publicly in support of Tibetans. As Woeser has written below, high-profile cases such as the case of Phurbu Tsering […]

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“‘June 4th’: Facing the Mirror, Seeing Our Common Fate” By Woeser

“‘June 4th’: Facing the Mirror, Seeing Our Common Fate” By Woeser

1 by / on 25/06/2009, 15:10 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on June 5th 2009 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the historic events on Tiananmen Square, June 4th 1989. Amidst all the media attention surrounding the anniversary, Woeser’s reflections on What Being A Dissident Means, published on […]

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“Answers to Three Questions” By Jamyang Kyi

“Answers to Three Questions” By Jamyang Kyi

0 by / on 22/06/2009, 08:12 / in Jamyang Kyi

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost from Jamyang Kyi that was posted on her blog on 20th May 2009. The post is in reply to questions to Jamyang Kyi that were posed by a student. There is much discussion in the Tibetan blogosphere about the increasing number of Tibetan women engaged in the sex trade and also larger […]

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“In the Name of Human Rights, Set Free All Tibetan Political Prisoners” by Woeser

“In the Name of Human Rights, Set Free All Tibetan Political Prisoners” by Woeser

1 by / on 27/05/2009, 14:30 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is grateful to Charles Custer at China Geeks for permission to re-post his translation of Woeser’s article originally written for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on May 22, 2009. The photo is from an exhibition that was held this year from March 27 – May 30 in Washington DC on “Reform Through Labour […]

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“Courage and Wisdom: The Inspiration of the ‘Lama Jigme Incident’ for Tibetans in Tibet” by Tashibod

“Courage and Wisdom: The Inspiration of the ‘Lama Jigme Incident’ for Tibetans in Tibet” by Tashibod

1 by / on 26/05/2009, 11:05 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article by Tashibod that was originally written in Chinese and published on the website “Democratic China” and also on Woeser’s blog earlier this month. Regular High Peaks Pure Earth will be familiar with Lama Jigme’s story as his testimony, arrest and release have all been documented here in the past. Also highly recommended […]

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Last Year I Was A Prisoner

Last Year I Was A Prisoner

7 by / on 17/05/2009, 22:48 / in Uncategorized

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by a Tibetan blogger from Amdo who calls his blog The Cry of Thoring Karchen or The Cry of the Dawn Star (tho rengs skar chen gyi ‘bod brda). The original posting on http://www.tibetabc.cn/u/trgq/archives/2009/2009512193944.html was uploaded on May 12 2009 but has since been removed. Although the rest of his blog can […]

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“Lama Jigme Has Returned Home!!!” by Woeser

“Lama Jigme Has Returned Home!!!” by Woeser

2 by / on 05/05/2009, 18:05 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was posted on her blog a little earlier today, readers are encouraged to follow that link to see many photos of Lama Jigme that Woeser has posted. High Peaks Pure Earth previously reported Lama Jigme’s detention and is happy to learn of his release. “Lama Jigme Has Returned Home!!!” […]

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More from QQ

More from QQ

0 by / on 27/04/2009, 11:14 / in Uncategorized

At the end of February, High Peaks Pure Earth blogged about the Chinese IM service QQ and how it suddenly wasn’t allowing users to type in Tibetan. It now looks as though Tibetan users typing in Chinese also face strict restrictions, according to this short blogpost from April 24, 2009, view the original written in Chinese here. QQ is owned […]

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