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“Lama Jigme Has Returned Home!!!” by Woeser

“Lama Jigme Has Returned Home!!!” by Woeser

2 by / on 05/05/2009, 18:05 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was posted on her blog a little earlier today, readers are encouraged to follow that link to see many photos of Lama Jigme that Woeser has posted. High Peaks Pure Earth previously reported Lama Jigme’s detention and is happy to learn of his release. “Lama Jigme Has Returned Home!!!” […]

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“‘Farming Boycott’: Continuation of Non-Violent Non-Cooperation” by Woeser

“‘Farming Boycott’: Continuation of Non-Violent Non-Cooperation” by Woeser

2 by / on 06/04/2009, 16:00 / in Woeser

  High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on 31st March 2009 and posted on her blog on 4th April 2009. Woeser’s piece focuses on the ongoing “Farming Boycott” in areas of Kham that has been reported by various media including Radio Free Asia and continues her thoughts about […]

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“The Snow-Lion Roaring in the Year of the Mouse: A Chronicle of the Events in Tibet of 2008” − Preface by Woeser

“The Snow-Lion Roaring in the Year of the Mouse: A Chronicle of the Events in Tibet of 2008” − Preface by Woeser

4 by / on 26/03/2009, 15:04 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is proud to present the English translation of the preface by Woeser to her new book “The Snow-Lion Roaring in the Year of the Mouse: A Chronicle of the Events in Tibet of 2008” that was published at the beginning of March 2009 in Taiwan.   Because of the news blackout, Woeser became the main chronicler […]

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The Disappearing Tibetan Cyberspace

The Disappearing Tibetan Cyberspace

5 by / on 11/03/2009, 17:15 / in News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has been thwarted again in bringing translations from Tibetan blogs to an English-speaking audience. We have lost access to two major Tibetan language blog and discussion forums. The usually active www.tibetcm.com has definitely been closed down, the photo above is a screenshot of the government closure notice. The very popular www.tibetabc.cn (which hosts Jamyang Kyi’s blog, […]

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“I Took to the Streets, and What I Want is Freedom and Rights” by Woeser

“I Took to the Streets, and What I Want is Freedom and Rights” by Woeser

1 by / on 25/02/2009, 09:05 / in Woeser

March 2008, Labrang in Amdo (Chinese: Xiahe) Today, on the first day of the Year of the Earth-Ox 2136, High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on 19th February 2009 and posted on her blog on 24th February 2009. “I Took to the Streets, and What I Want is […]

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“A Great ‘Civil Disobedience’ Spreading Throughout All of Tibet” by Woeser

“A Great ‘Civil Disobedience’ Spreading Throughout All of Tibet” by Woeser

0 by / on 19/02/2009, 18:00 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on 29th January 2009 and posted on her blog on 4th February 2009. As already documented by High Peaks Pure Earth, Tibetans not celebrating Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) or Tibetan New Year (Losar) this year has been the subject of much […]

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“What Kinds of Songs are ‘Reactionary Songs’?” by Woeser

“What Kinds of Songs are ‘Reactionary Songs’?” by Woeser

3 by / on 29/01/2009, 01:00 / in Music, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is posting a translation of a post from Woeser’s blog that was posted on 13th January 2009 titled “What kinds of songs are ‘reactionary songs’?”. It is through sheer coincidence that whilst reading Woeser’s post and thinking about what she wrote, High Peaks Pure Earth received news that the well-known Amdo singer Tenzin, who owns a […]

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“Remember and Memorialise Louder Than The Gunfire!” by Woeser

“Remember and Memorialise Louder Than The Gunfire!” by Woeser

0 by / on 20/01/2009, 22:00 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was written on the first day of 2009 for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on 8th January 2009. In the blogpost, Woeser reflects on the turbulence of the many events of 2008 that have deeply affected all Tibetans. As evidence of the ongoing distressing situation in […]

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“Let Us Make Lamp Offerings and Light Candles to Commemorate the Souls of the Deceased” by Woeser

“Let Us Make Lamp Offerings and Light Candles to Commemorate the Souls of the Deceased” by Woeser

4 by / on 16/01/2009, 10:09 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on 8th January 2009 and posted on her blog on 14th January 2009. “Let Us Make Lamp Offerings and Light Candles to Commemorate the Souls of the Deceased” by Woeser At the beginning of the New Year, the various festivals with best wishes have […]

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“‘Ethnic cleansing’ in Lhasa” by Woeser

“‘Ethnic cleansing’ in Lhasa” by Woeser

2 by / on 10/01/2009, 18:00 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on 17th November 2008 and posted on her blog on 17th December 2008. The rise in discrimination towards Tibetans within the PRC has been documented before on High Peaks Pure Earth but in this post Woeser goes into the minutiae of the bureaucracy behind […]

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