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Discussions in the Vast Space Between “Should and Should Not” By Woeser

Discussions in the Vast Space Between “Should and Should Not” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/02/2013, 11:39 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written for Radio Free Asia on November 19, 2012 and posted on her blog on November 23, 2012. In this post, Woeser publishes an online discussion about the self-immolations in Tibet between her husband Wang Lixiong and an anonymous Tibetan friend. At the time of discussion in November 2012, the number […]

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There is A Problem With “Problems Between The CCP and Tibetans” By Woeser

There is A Problem With “Problems Between The CCP and Tibetans” By Woeser

4 by / on 31/01/2013, 12:34 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on November 1, 2012. The book that Woeser writes about is a Chinese-language publication “When the Iron Bird Flies: 1956-1962, A Secret War in Tibet” by US-based Li Jianglin, published in Taiwan in 2012. For those interested […]

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“Notes From A Trip Back to Lhasa” By Woeser

“Notes From A Trip Back to Lhasa” By Woeser

2 by / on 22/01/2013, 13:38 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on September 1, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on September 30, 2012. The blogpost is about Woeser’s journey from Beijing to Lhasa and the difficulties encountered by on the way, caused by being a Tibetan. A similar but longer article […]

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A Commentary on Tibetan Society: “Slave to Tradition and My Words”

A Commentary on Tibetan Society: “Slave to Tradition and My Words”

1 by / on 21/01/2013, 13:31 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a drawing and short blogpost taken from a Tibetan blog on Sangdhor.com that was posted online on December 13, 2012. The drawing and blogpost are a commentary by the author on Tibetan society and its relationship with Tibetan intellectuals. In the drawing, Tibetan intellectuals past and present are represented are standing in a line, holding […]

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“Prostrating Before the Most Revered Monks Who Have Faced Great Difficulties” By Woeser

“Prostrating Before the Most Revered Monks Who Have Faced Great Difficulties” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/01/2013, 17:26 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in August 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on September 19, 2012. In this post, Woeser re-visits the events that unfolded in the aftermath of March 2008, as experienced by the monks from the three main monasteries in Lhasa. The sad […]

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“The Testimonies Left Behind By Tibetan Self-Immolators” By Woeser

“The Testimonies Left Behind By Tibetan Self-Immolators” By Woeser

1 by / on 03/12/2012, 14:02 / in Comment, Woeser

Rikyo: Dzamthang County, Amdo (today’s Dzamthang town, Dzamthang county, Ngaba Prefecture, Sichuan Province), nomad, female, 3 children, 33 years old. On May 30, 2012, she self-immolated near Dzamthang Jonang Monastery and passed away at the site. Her remains were put into the monastery. Later her body was solemnly cremated by Tibetans. On August 18, Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and […]

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“The Responsibility for the Ngapo Jigme Incident Lies with Radio Free Asia and not with Tibetan Exile Society” By Woeser

“The Responsibility for the Ngapo Jigme Incident Lies with Radio Free Asia and not with Tibetan Exile Society” By Woeser

2 by / on 27/11/2012, 11:13 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost written by Woeser on November 21, 2012 and posted on her blog on the same day. This blogpost is a follow up to Woeser’s blogpost of November 9, 2012, titled “Why Was Ngapo Jigme, Director of Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan Service, Suddenly Dismissed?”. Following the dismissal of Ngapo Jigme, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, Chairman of […]

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“Why Was Ngapo Jigme, Director of Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan Service, Suddenly Dismissed?” By Woeser

“Why Was Ngapo Jigme, Director of Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan Service, Suddenly Dismissed?” By Woeser

54 by / on 13/11/2012, 15:20 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost written by Woeser on November 8, 2012 from her home in Lhasa and posted on her blog on November 9, 2012. The recent sudden dismissal of the head of the Tibetan service of Washington D.C based Radio Free Asia (RFA) is the topic of Woeser’s blogpost. Despite this dramatic event taking place, Tibetan […]

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“The Democratic Character of Officialdom” By Woeser

“The Democratic Character of Officialdom” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/11/2012, 12:07 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on April 28, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on August 26, 2012. As the first day of the 18th National Congress comes to a close in Beijing, this article gives insight into the structures that hold the CCP together. This is the fourth in […]

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“The Essence of Assigning Positions in the CCP” By Woeser

“The Essence of Assigning Positions in the CCP” By Woeser

1 by / on 01/11/2012, 11:10 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on April 28, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on September 2, 2012. This article is the third in the series to focus on the internal workings of the CCP, with a view to the forthcoming leadership leadership change in China. Woeser’s first article was […]

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