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Book Review: “Mandarin Gate” By Eliot Pattison

Book Review: “Mandarin Gate” By Eliot Pattison

2 by / on 19/08/2014, 11:39 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

First published by Minotaur Books in November 2012, “Mandarin Gate” is the most recent work of fiction by Eliot Pattison set in Tibet as part of the “Inspector Shan Series”.

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“Tibetan Buddhism Designed by the CCP” By Woeser

“Tibetan Buddhism Designed by the CCP” By Woeser

0 by / on 18/08/2014, 18:34 / in Comment, New, Woeser

The photo shows Drepung Monastery, one of Lhasa’s three main monasteries. After the protests of March 2008, hundreds of monks were expelled, many residences were closed down and sealed.   High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in January 2014 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on January 23, 2014.

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Music Video: “Three Provinces” By Sonam Rinchen

Music Video: “Three Provinces” By Sonam Rinchen

0 by / on 13/08/2014, 20:08 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

  High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video from Tibet by Sonam Rinchen called “Three Provinces”.

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“A Short Introduction to Chinese Human Rights Lawyers who Defend Tibetan Rights” By Woeser (2 Part Essay)

“A Short Introduction to Chinese Human Rights Lawyers who Defend Tibetan Rights” By Woeser (2 Part Essay)

1 by / on 12/08/2014, 15:47 / in New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two blogposts by Woeser written on December 17 and 25, 2013, for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog in two parts on December 29 and December 31, 2013.

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“People from Chongqing Open a Cultural Revolution Themed Hotpot Restaurant in Lhasa” By Woeser

“People from Chongqing Open a Cultural Revolution Themed Hotpot Restaurant in Lhasa” By Woeser

4 by / on 08/08/2014, 11:35 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on November 13, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on December 3, 2013.

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Music Video: “Responsibility” By Yupo

Music Video: “Responsibility” By Yupo

0 by / on 06/08/2014, 16:46 / in Music, Music from Tibet, New

After last week’s venture into the world of “Red Songs”, High Peaks Pure Earth is back this week with another great music video from Tibet. This song is by Yupo and is titled “Responsibility”.

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“A New Generation of Tibetans”: Chapter 54 of The Restless Himalayas by Dolma Kyab

“A New Generation of Tibetans”: Chapter 54 of The Restless Himalayas by Dolma Kyab

0 by / on 04/08/2014, 15:40 / in Comment, New

High Peaks Pure Earth continues to translate the unpublished Chinese language manuscript “The Restless Himalayas” by Dolma Kyab, the work for which he was sentenced to ten and a half years in prison in March 2005. The manuscript is comprised of a preface, 57 chapters, concluding remarks and an afterword. Having previously published the preface, Chapter 1 and Chapter 3, we now […]

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“Freedom is Precious” By Woeser

“Freedom is Precious” By Woeser

0 by / on 30/07/2014, 18:20 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on November 4, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on November 24, 2013.

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Tibetan “Red Songs” Series, Part 2: “Heavenly Road”

Tibetan “Red Songs” Series, Part 2: “Heavenly Road”

0 by / on 28/07/2014, 17:42 / in Music, New

Despite a longer gap than anticipated, High Peaks Pure Earth has finally translated a second “Red Song” about Tibet titled “Heavenly Road”. Readers may remember the “Laundry Song” from June 2011, our video of Peng Liyuan’s rendition went viral and currently has over 37,000 views.

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“Discussing the Reasons why Tibetans are Destroying their Knives and other Weapons” By Woeser

“Discussing the Reasons why Tibetans are Destroying their Knives and other Weapons” By Woeser

0 by / on 24/07/2014, 18:12 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on their website on November 24, 2013. In this post about resistance and non-violence, Woeser starts by quoting Tibetologist Charlene Makley and her full essay “The Political Lives of Dead Bodies” can be found online here: http://culanth.org/fieldsights/95-the-political-lives-of-dead-bodies Woeser uses this post to think […]

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