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“Paying Respect to Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme” By Woeser

“Paying Respect to Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme” By Woeser

0 by / on 10/12/2013, 14:45 / in New, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on December 1, 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on December 10, 2013. The blogpost is about Tibetan filmmakers Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme, both of whom Woeser has written about before. Dhondup Wangchen is currently serving the final year of […]

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2013 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2013 Reading List

0 by / on 05/12/2013, 18:16 / in New, News, Reading list

  High Peaks Pure Earth is happy to see so many Tibet-related publications come out just over the past few months! Since our Summer reading list, there are lots of new books to update you all on. Some of these would make great holiday reading whilst some are academic titles but we hope that you find something of interest nonetheless. […]

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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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‘My New Book, “Immolations in Tibet: The Shame of the World”, Released Today in France’ By Woeser

‘My New Book, “Immolations in Tibet: The Shame of the World”, Released Today in France’ By Woeser

1 by / on 31/10/2013, 14:33 / in New, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on October 17, 2013 announcing the publication of her new book in France by publishers Indigène Éditions.

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“Our Lhasa is on the Verge of Destruction! Please, Save Lhasa!” By Woeser

“Our Lhasa is on the Verge of Destruction! Please, Save Lhasa!” By Woeser

43 by / on 10/05/2013, 18:31 / in Comment, New, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is very grateful to Elliot Sperling for his translation of a blogpost by Woeser originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia on May 4, revised on May 6 and posted on her blog on May 7, 2013. The blogpost is an appeal to save Lhasa from destructive modernisation and has already attracted media […]

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“The Tibetan Version of ‘Forbidden Memory: Tibet During the Cultural Revolution’ Is Now Available for Download Free of Charge” By Woeser

“The Tibetan Version of ‘Forbidden Memory: Tibet During the Cultural Revolution’ Is Now Available for Download Free of Charge” By Woeser

2 by / on 30/04/2013, 22:17 / in News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an announcement by Woeser about the electronic Tibetan version of her book “Forbidden Memory: Tibet During the Cultural Revolution”. The blogpost was published on Woeser’s blog on March 31, 2013. “The Tibetan Version of ‘Forbidden Memory: Tibet During the Cultural Revolution’ Is Now Available for Download Free of Charge” By Woeser Since 1999, based […]

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Landslide Induced by Frenzied Mining at Hometown of Songtsen Gampo is said to be a “Natural Disaster” By Woeser

Landslide Induced by Frenzied Mining at Hometown of Songtsen Gampo is said to be a “Natural Disaster” By Woeser

1 by / on 09/04/2013, 00:02 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a blogpost by Woeser written on March 30, 2013, and published on her blog on the same day. The blogpost was written by Woeser in immediate response to the fatal landslide in Gyama Valley in central Tibet that engulfed a gold mining area. As mentioned in the blogpost, Woeser has long […]

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“I am Like an Isolated Patient with an Infectious Disease” By Woeser

“I am Like an Isolated Patient with an Infectious Disease” By Woeser

4 by / on 21/03/2013, 04:00 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in Lhasa on November 15, 2012, for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on December 15, 2012. In the process of leaving Beijing and being in Lhasa for a considerable period of time towards the end of 2012, Woeser published many blogposts about […]

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The Most-Read Postings on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2012

The Most-Read Postings on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2012

0 by / on 01/01/2013, 21:58 / in News, Woeser

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2012 was the fourth full year of translations and blog postings on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch. It was also the year we had a re-design and unveiled the new site which also has pages in Tibetan and […]

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“Remembering the Missing Monk Golog Jigme” By Woeser

“Remembering the Missing Monk Golog Jigme” By Woeser

2 by / on 06/12/2012, 22:25 / in New, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on October 11, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on October 17, 2012. Even though it has been almost two months since this blogpost was written, Golog Jigme’s whereabouts still remain unknown. Strange events are unfolding, just last week on November […]

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