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“One Year On: Dolkar’s Blogpost Following Her Second Prison Visit”

“One Year On: Dolkar’s Blogpost Following Her Second Prison Visit”

2 by / on 17/01/2011, 19:04 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Dolkar, wife of Karma Samdrup, that was written and posted on her blog on January 3, 2011. The blogpost was re-posted the same day on Woeser’s blog and the introduction below is written by Woeser, who is friends with both Karma Samdrup and Dolkar, see Woeser’s earlier blogpost “Remembering the First […]

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The Most-Read Postings on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2010

The Most-Read Postings on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2010

2 by / on 01/01/2011, 09:53 / in News

“Bidding farewell to 2010” Image taken from Tibetan poet Gade Tsering’s blog A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2010 was the second 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 […]

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Tibet on the Google Books N-Gram Viewer

Tibet on the Google Books N-Gram Viewer

0 by / on 17/12/2010, 12:02 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has been looking at the newly released Google Books N-Gram Viewer from Google Labs. After reading two blogposts about the Viewer, one related to academic research and one related to food, we thought we’d also give it a try!Basically the N-Gram Viewer searches through the entire Google Books database and charts the frequency of the word(s) you have entered […]

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Harry Potter Returns to Tibet!

Harry Potter Returns to Tibet!

6 by / on 01/12/2010, 21:00 / in Comment, News

Back in October 2008, we here at High Peaks Pure Earth wrote a blogpost about the first Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone” that had been translated into Tibetan (via Chinese) by Norkyil Buchung Gyal (???????????????????? Nor dkyil Bu chung rgyal). It’s been over two years since we wrote that blogpost but we have constantly received emails enquiring after […]

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Tibetan Students in Beijing Protest for Tibetan Language; Tibetan Netizens Show Support Online

Tibetan Students in Beijing Protest for Tibetan Language; Tibetan Netizens Show Support Online

4 by / on 22/10/2010, 08:52 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has noticed a lot of online activity by Tibetans over the last few days related to Tibetan language. As reported by international media, Tibetan students in Rebkong and Chabcha in Amdo (Qinghai province) and Tawu in Kham (Sichuan province) have been protesting over plans to restrict the use of Tibetan language in classrooms. Now the protests […]

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Online Profile of Tibetan Businessman Dorje Tashi, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

Online Profile of Tibetan Businessman Dorje Tashi, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

0 by / on 14/08/2010, 20:54 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has been following the case of high-profile Tibetan businessman Dorje Tashi. According to international media reports, Dorje Tashi was sentenced to life imprisonment on June 26, 2010, after a three-day trial by the Lhasa Municipality Intermediate People’s Court.Despite Dorje Tashi’s arrest having taken place sometime after the protests in Lhasa in March 2008, this has been […]

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"Going Home" By Dolkar Tso

"Going Home" By Dolkar Tso

3 by / on 23/07/2010, 21:54 / in Comment, News

Screenshot of Dolkar Tso’s 5th Blog High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Dolkar Tso which was posted on her blog on July 21, 2010. Dolkar Tso is the wife of businessman, environmentalist and philanthropist Karma Samdrup, sentenced to 15 years in prison on June 24, 2010 in Xinjiang on charges of alleged “grave-robbing”. Dolkar Tso started blogging […]

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“The Fifth Blog” by Dolkar Tso (With an Introduction by Woeser)

“The Fifth Blog” by Dolkar Tso (With an Introduction by Woeser)

0 by / on 07/07/2010, 23:36 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the translation of a blogpost titled “The Fifth Blog” by Dolkar Tso, wife of imprisoned businessman and environmentalist Karma Samdrup, which was written on July 7 and also re-posted on Woeser’s blog on the same day. On Woeser’s blog, Woeser has written an introduction to Dolkar Tso’s blogpost and also given a history of Dolkar […]

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Dolkar Tso Thanks Karma Samdrup’s Lawyers

Dolkar Tso Thanks Karma Samdrup’s Lawyers

3 by / on 27/06/2010, 17:59 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth and JustRecently have translated a blogpost by Karma Samdrup’s wife, Dolkar Tso, that was posted online on her blog on June 26, 2010. Most of the translation was done by JustRecently here on this blogpost and High Peaks Pure Earth is grateful to JustRecently for granting us permission to reproduce the translation within the full translation […]

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"Praying" – A Blogpost by Dolkar Tso, Wife of Karma Samdrup

"Praying" – A Blogpost by Dolkar Tso, Wife of Karma Samdrup

3 by / on 23/06/2010, 16:59 / in Comment, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Dolkar Tso, wife of businessman and environmentalist Karma Samdrup, which was written on June 22, 2010 and posted on her blog on June 23, 2010. The blogpost is an account of the first day of the trial of Karma Samdrup which took place in Yanqi county, Xinjiang, but was online merely […]

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