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One Year On… A Letter from Lhasa

One Year On… A Letter from Lhasa

0 by / on 16/10/2008, 23:55 / in Comment

It’s hard to believe that a year has gone by since the Dalai Lama received the Congressional Gold Medal on 17th October 2007. I remember very clearly staying up and watching the ceremony online at a ridiculous hour because of the time difference. It has been a turbulent year for Tibet since then. Last weekend, as I was procrastinating from […]

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Look Out for Tibetans and Uyghurs!

Look Out for Tibetans and Uyghurs!

2 by / on 30/09/2008, 17:58 / in Comment

This notice was seen in Beijing’s Haidian District and posted on a Tibetan’s blog on 30th September 2008. Haidian District is known as Beijing’s university district and is home to the Central University for Nationalities where most Tibetan students attend. Although posted online on this date, the notice is likely to have been placed in time for the August Olympic […]

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Wen Jiabao’s interview with CNN

0 by / on 28/09/2008, 07:08 / in Comment

CNN was the hate target of angry Chinese nationalists during the Tibetan protests. In March 2008 during his visit to Vietnam, Wen Jiabao in his interviews with international press used the phrase “the Dalai Lama’ in contrast to the usual term Dalai or Dalai clique that was favouved by the Chinese state media. Wen Jiabao’s use of the phrase lead […]

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Why Armchair Revolutionaries Hate Tibet

3 by / on 26/09/2008, 14:20 / in Comment

This is an original feature by High Peaks Pure Earth in response to Brendan O’Neill’s article titled, ‘Why Liberals Love Tibet’, published in the American Conservative. Although the article appeared in a right wing magazine, Brendan O’Neill was the former editor of the now defunct magazine Living Marxism and is currently a columnist for the British paper The Guardian. As […]

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“Advice to the Youth of the Land of Snow” By Lobsang Jamyang (Student)

1 by / on 22/09/2008, 13:59 / in Comment

It is sad to see some Tibetan youth idle away their time in pleasure-seeking. Our ancestors have left us with the rich culture and history, but what will we leave for our descendants? I. Understand Tibetan History It is extremely important for us Tibetans to learn about our own history so that we can learn from history and better prepared […]

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“The ‘Olympics Diary’ of a Tibetan” by Tashibod

“The ‘Olympics Diary’ of a Tibetan” by Tashibod

0 by / on 15/08/2008, 20:00 / in Comment

Today is Tuesday, July 22, 2008, and it is the tenth day since I came back to my hometown. Within these ten days, even when I refused to watch any TV and kept myself away from the internet, almost every day I could still hear about and see things concerning the Beijing Olympics in the home of a countryman in […]

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Blogpost About Job Prospects for Tibetan Graduates

0 by / on 08/05/2007, 18:06 / in Comment

Blog Post by: Snow Lotus of High Mountain I was very glad to receive a phone call from my good friend, but when our phone conversation ended, I had a heavy heart. My good friend has always been an optimistic girl, I have hardly heard her complaining about anything since I got to know her in the ninth grade (first […]

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