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“Does This Kind of Special Policy Really Exist?” By Woeser

“Does This Kind of Special Policy Really Exist?” By Woeser

4 by / on 09/07/2009, 10:45 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on June 30, 2009 and posted on her blog earlier today. The blogpost, which examines China’s approach to ethnic minority policy, was written after deadly riots broke out in a factory in China’s south between Han Chinese and Uighur workers and before the current […]

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“Tibetan Lawyers: Why Don’t They Come Forward?” By Woeser

“Tibetan Lawyers: Why Don’t They Come Forward?” By Woeser

0 by / on 01/07/2009, 14:00 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on June 8th 2009. Since the protests in Tibet that started last year in March, some Chinese lawyers have emerged publicly in support of Tibetans. As Woeser has written below, high-profile cases such as the case of Phurbu Tsering […]

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“‘June 4th’: Facing the Mirror, Seeing Our Common Fate” By Woeser

“‘June 4th’: Facing the Mirror, Seeing Our Common Fate” By Woeser

1 by / on 25/06/2009, 15:10 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on June 5th 2009 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the historic events on Tiananmen Square, June 4th 1989. Amidst all the media attention surrounding the anniversary, Woeser’s reflections on What Being A Dissident Means, published on […]

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“In the Name of Human Rights, Set Free All Tibetan Political Prisoners” by Woeser

“In the Name of Human Rights, Set Free All Tibetan Political Prisoners” by Woeser

1 by / on 27/05/2009, 14:30 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is grateful to Charles Custer at China Geeks for permission to re-post his translation of Woeser’s article originally written for Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on May 22, 2009. The photo is from an exhibition that was held this year from March 27 – May 30 in Washington DC on “Reform Through Labour […]

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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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