Woeser

“When President Obama Spoke of  ‘Certain Fundamental Rights'” by Woeser

“When President Obama Spoke of ‘Certain Fundamental Rights'” by Woeser

0 by / on 11/12/2009, 14:56 / in Woeser

Left: Kunga Tsayang, Right: Kunchok Tsephel Woeser’s commentary on President Obama’s China visit was written for Radio Free Asia on November 19, 2009 and posted on her blog on November 27, 2009. This translated article first appeared online in Norwegian on the website Ny Tid (New Time) where Woeser is a guest columnist as part of their initiative “Voices Without Borders” – a […]

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From Woeser’s Blog: The People of Yajiang in Kham Petition for the Retrial of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

From Woeser’s Blog: The People of Yajiang in Kham Petition for the Retrial of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

0 by / on 09/12/2009, 15:14 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was posted earlier today on her blog. Woeser’s blogpost is the full text of a petition signed by followers of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche from the village of Nyagchukha in Kham (Ch: Yajiang, Sichuan Province) including several photos in which the fingerprints of the villagers are evident. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche […]

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Update on Tibetan Singer Tashi Dondrup

Update on Tibetan Singer Tashi Dondrup

1 by / on 04/12/2009, 20:51 / in Jamyang Kyi, Music, Woeser

According to an article published today in The Times newspaper: “Chinese authorities have arrested a popular young Tibetan singer, accusing him of composing subversive songs.” Tashi Dondrup was detained yesterday afternoon while in hiding in the western city of Xining, capital of Qinghai province, where he had taken refuge after the authorities banned his music.” The Times article was also […]

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“When the ‘Pillars of National Unity’ Turned Into Totems” by Woeser

“When the ‘Pillars of National Unity’ Turned Into Totems” by Woeser

0 by / on 05/11/2009, 14:00 / in Woeser

“Tibetans” “Uighurs” High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article written by Woeser for Radio Free Asia on September 30, 2009 and posted on her blog on October 12, 2009. This article refers to the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st in Beijing, where 56 pillars representing ethnic unity were […]

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“‘National Day’ is Approaching, A Heated Debate on Twitter” by Woeser

“‘National Day’ is Approaching, A Heated Debate on Twitter” by Woeser

0 by / on 30/09/2009, 17:34 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on September 22, 2009 and posted on her blog on September 28.   In this blogpost, Woeser writes about the discussions being generated on Twitter about China’s upcoming National Day on October 1st, the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the PRC.   For Twitter-friendly readers, Woeser can be followed on Twitter @degewa […]

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“A Year in Tibet: Not At All Unexpected ‘Foreign Publicity'” by Woeser

“A Year in Tibet: Not At All Unexpected ‘Foreign Publicity'” by Woeser

4 by / on 03/09/2009, 11:48 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on August 12, 2009 and posted on her blog on August 19. Above: Screenshots advertising “A Year in Tibet” from China Tibet Information Center   Above: “A Year in Tibet”, BBC and CCTV versions   “A Year in Tibet: Not At All Unexpected ‘Foreign Publicity’” […]

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"Looking at Criminal Cases to Examine the Non-Special Policies Towards Ethnic Minorities" by Woeser

"Looking at Criminal Cases to Examine the Non-Special Policies Towards Ethnic Minorities" by Woeser

1 by / on 03/08/2009, 10:49 / in Woeser

Long live the great unity of all the peoples of the whole nation High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on July 14, 2009 and posted on her blog on July 24. As Woeser mentions, this blogpost is a continuation of an earlier article that examined China’s policies towards its ethnic […]

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“The Chinese and Tibetan Legal Contexts: Which is Worse?” by Woeser

“The Chinese and Tibetan Legal Contexts: Which is Worse?” by Woeser

6 by / on 27/07/2009, 14:00 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written for Radio Free Asia on June 26, 2009 and posted on her blog on June 30. In this article Woeser re-visits the theme of her earlier blogpost titled ‘Tibetan Lawyers: Why Don’t They Come Forward?’ dealing with the issue of legal rights for Tibetans. In the weeks since […]

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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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