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A Song by Lolo: “Raise the Tibetan Flag, Children of the Snowland”

A Song by Lolo: “Raise the Tibetan Flag, Children of the Snowland”

3 by / on 05/12/2012, 16:37 / in Music, Music from Tibet, News

“Raise the Tibetan Flag, Children of the Snowland” By Lolo from HPeaks on Vimeo. This Wednesday, following on from our previous music videos by Dawoe, Choegon and Gebey, High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song by a detained 29 year old Tibetan singer called Lolo. According to Radio Free Asia, Lolo was arrested on April 19, 2012 in Yushu Tibetan […]

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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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Tashi Rabten Writes A Letter From Prison

Tashi Rabten Writes A Letter From Prison

4 by / on 07/11/2012, 16:48 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a letter written in prison by Tibetan writer, poet and editor Tashi Rabten who writes under the pen name of Therang. The letter was simply posted on a Tibetan blog on November 4, 2012 with no background information given. From the letter we learn that Tashi Rabten is currently being held in Mianyang Prison in Sichuan […]

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A Public Notice From Amdo Banning Photos of the Dalai Lama

A Public Notice From Amdo Banning Photos of the Dalai Lama

2 by / on 16/10/2012, 00:47 / in Comment, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a public notice of September 17, 2012, as seen in Rongwo Township, in Rebkong County, Amdo, that has been circulating widely among Tibetan netizens over the last few days. With the combination of ongoing self-immolations in Tibet and the forthcoming 18th Party Congress next month, security in Tibet is high. What’s interesting to note is […]

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Screenshot of Jamyang Kyi's Blog

“Misfortune Falls On Businessman Tashi from Nangchen” By Jamyang Kyi

2 by / on 02/10/2012, 16:08 / in Jamyang Kyi, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by well-known Tibetan writer Jamyang Kyi that was written and published on her blog on September 15, 2012. Jamyang Kyi writes compassionately about a Tibetan businessman she knows and respects called Tashi who is from Nangchen County in Kham, the same area that was hit by a massive earthquake in April 2010. […]

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Updates on Detained Monk, Lama Jigme, As Relayed by Woeser and His Brother

Updates on Detained Monk, Lama Jigme, As Relayed by Woeser and His Brother

4 by / on 25/09/2012, 18:08 / in News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has been following recent developments concerning Labrang monk Lama Jigme (also known as Labrang Jigme, Jigme Gyatso and Akhu Jigme) who was arrested for the fourth time in August 2011. Lama Jigme’s arrest was documented at the time on Tibetan blogs and also by Woeser, who has previously written about Lama Jigme many times on her […]

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Welcome to the New Look High Peaks Pure Earth!

Welcome to the New Look High Peaks Pure Earth!

6 by / on 30/01/2012, 10:10 / in News

Welcome to our new site! It’s been a while in the making but we’re proud to finally unveil the new look High Peaks Pure Earth. In addition to being clearer and easier to navigate, the new site is trilingual with all posts available in the English translation and also the original language of the post. Eventually we hope to present […]

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The Most-Read Postings on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2011

The Most-Read Postings on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2011

0 by / on 01/01/2012, 23:47 / in News

  A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers!   2011 was the third full year of translations and blog postings on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch. We are happy to see so many of you not only here but also with us on our Facebook, […]

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2006 Appeal Letter Against Mining in Amdo, Tibet, Resurfaces Online

2006 Appeal Letter Against Mining in Amdo, Tibet, Resurfaces Online

1 by / on 16/11/2011, 23:17 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost and open letter related to mining and environmental destruction in Tibet. The blogpost was posted on a Sina blog on August 28, 2011 but re-posts an open letter from 2006 by villagers in the Gepasumdo (Ch: Tongde) county which is located in Tsolho (Ch: Hainan) in Amdo, part of Qinghai province today. […]

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