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“The Disappearance of Tromsikhang’s Different Lives” By Woeser

“The Disappearance of Tromsikhang’s Different Lives” By Woeser

1 by / on 19/11/2013, 13:32 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 11, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on July 13, 2013. This longer piece was broadcast in two parts in Tibetan by Radio Free Asia, the first part on June 19, 2013, and the second part on June 21, 2013. The blogpost […]

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Preface and First Chapter of “The Restless Himalayas” By Dolma Kyab

Preface and First Chapter of “The Restless Himalayas” By Dolma Kyab

2 by / on 15/11/2013, 12:00 / in Comment, New

On the “Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2013″, High Peaks Pure Earth remembers Tibetan writer and teacher Dolma Kyab, sentenced to ten and a half years in prison March 2005.  High Peaks Pure Earth has translated articles in the past by Woeser that have been about or referred to Dolma Kyab. In her 2010 piece, “May the Deities Protect the Snowland”, Woeser […]

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TAR Party Secretary Chen Quanguo on New Propaganda and Control of Social Media Strategy

TAR Party Secretary Chen Quanguo on New Propaganda and Control of Social Media Strategy

0 by / on 11/11/2013, 21:37 / in Comment, New, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has strayed from the usual material and this time translated an article by Party Secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) Chen Quanguo that was published in the primary theoretical journal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party “Qiushi” (literally meaning Seeking Truth) and was posted online on their website on November 1, 2013.

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House Arrest for the Sake of Eliminating Any “Noise” By Woeser

House Arrest for the Sake of Eliminating Any “Noise” By Woeser

0 by / on 22/10/2013, 08:23 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 23, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on August 6, 2013. The post is about Woeser and her husband Wang Lixiong’s house arrest that took place in June 2013, around the same time that the Chinese government was preparing […]

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“Have the Chinese Government’s Tibet Policies been Adjusted?” By Woeser

“Have the Chinese Government’s Tibet Policies been Adjusted?” By Woeser

0 by / on 17/10/2013, 13:47 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on between June 26 and July 1, 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on July 4, 2013. The blogpost focuses on a period over the summer when it was being reported that some Tibetan areas were experiencing a relaxation in anti-Dalai […]

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Chamdo: “If They Obstruct Mining, Monasteries Will be Closed and Villagers Arrested” By Woeser

Chamdo: “If They Obstruct Mining, Monasteries Will be Closed and Villagers Arrested” By Woeser

0 by / on 07/10/2013, 11:07 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 22, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on June 24, 2013. The blogpost follows up on the previous article “Chamdo: Village and Monasteries are Covered in Five-Starred Red Flags”, an article that attracted attention from this Washington Post blog and […]

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Please Stop Your Stupid “Nobility” Act, Respect Ethnic Culture

Please Stop Your Stupid “Nobility” Act, Respect Ethnic Culture

2 by / on 01/10/2013, 09:56 / in Comment, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost written by a Tibetan blogger called Gyatso and posted on their TibetCul blog on June 29, 2013. The blogpost is about the well-known singer Sa Dingding who in her music and music videos often uses Tibetan sounds, imagery and landscape. One of her most famous songs is the 2007 song “Alive” – the […]

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“Chamdo: Villages and Monasteries are Covered in Five-Starred Red Flags” By Woeser

“Chamdo: Villages and Monasteries are Covered in Five-Starred Red Flags” By Woeser

1 by / on 24/09/2013, 15:29 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 2, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on June 14, 2013. The blogpost focuses on the political situation in Chamdo, an area in Eastern Tibet which falls inside Tibet Autonomous Region. Also in June of this year, Radio Free […]

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“Why did Beijing Send Out Special Work Groups to Inspect the Mobile Phones of Monks?” By Woeser

“Why did Beijing Send Out Special Work Groups to Inspect the Mobile Phones of Monks?” By Woeser

0 by / on 10/09/2013, 16:05 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on March 16, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on April 13, 2013. Woeser has previously written on increasing levels of surveillance in Tibet and is herself a target of surveillance and monitoring but this blogpost focuses only on monitoring using technology […]

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“A Gyama Resident Talks About the Disaster Brought About by Mining Activities” By Woeser

“A Gyama Resident Talks About the Disaster Brought About by Mining Activities” By Woeser

0 by / on 02/09/2013, 17:33 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in May 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on May 30, 2013. The post is a follow up to the last two articles on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet, “Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the […]

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