Post Tagged with: "Lhasa"

“‘Kohl’s Toilet’ on the Way to Lhasa” By Woeser

“‘Kohl’s Toilet’ on the Way to Lhasa” By Woeser

0 by / on 18/02/2013, 13:32 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia in September 2012 and posted on her blog on January 1, 2013. As Woeser says in the introduction to her blogpost, the article is lighter in tone for the first day of 2013. The blogpost centres on an amusing and slightly […]

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“Notes From A Trip Back to Lhasa” By Woeser

“Notes From A Trip Back to Lhasa” By Woeser

2 by / on 22/01/2013, 13:38 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on September 1, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on September 30, 2012. The blogpost is about Woeser’s journey from Beijing to Lhasa and the difficulties encountered by on the way, caused by being a Tibetan. A similar but longer article […]

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“City Moats” and “Ethnic Segregation” By Woeser

“City Moats” and “Ethnic Segregation” By Woeser

1 by / on 27/09/2012, 21:16 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on July 18, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on July 25, 2012. This is the fourth article by Woeser to focus on Lhasa in the aftermath of the self-immolations there by two Tibetans from Amdo on May 27, 2012. See her previous articles, Saga […]

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Lhasa: A New “Area of Racial Segregation” By Woeser

Lhasa: A New “Area of Racial Segregation” By Woeser

0 by / on 13/09/2012, 23:42 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 20, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on July 1, 2012. This is the third article by Woeser to focus on Lhasa in the aftermath of the self-immolations there by two Tibetans from Amdo on May 27, 2012. See […]

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Fire Extinguishers and “Apartheid” By Woeser

Fire Extinguishers and “Apartheid” By Woeser

4 by / on 30/08/2012, 15:11 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 13, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on June 24, 2012. Woeser describes the situation in Lhasa immediately following the self-immolation of two Tibetans there on May 27, 2012. The picture that Woeser describes directly counters CCTV’s “Happiness” survey […]

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‘Brainwashed’ in Lhasa After Attending Buddhist Teachings in India By Woeser

‘Brainwashed’ in Lhasa After Attending Buddhist Teachings in India By Woeser

0 by / on 28/05/2012, 10:26 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on March 15, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on April 7, 2012. This post can be read as a continuation of Woeser’s post from earlier this year about elderly Tibetans who attended the Kalachakra teachings in India and then returned […]

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“Lhasa is Being Ruined By Various Gluttonous Ghosts” By Woeser

“Lhasa is Being Ruined By Various Gluttonous Ghosts” By Woeser

7 by / on 18/04/2012, 12:29 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on November 15, 2011 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on November 18, 2011. Lhasa is a subject matter that has been both a source of inspiration and a matter of deep concern for Woeser, as this post demonstrates. “Lhasa is Being […]

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“Losar Tashi Delek: An Offering to the Elderly of Lhasa Who Have Become Criminals for Making a Pilgrimage

” By Woeser

“Losar Tashi Delek: An Offering to the Elderly of Lhasa Who Have Become Criminals for Making a Pilgrimage

” By Woeser

1 by / on 02/03/2012, 12:26 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is posting the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser written and posted on her blog on the second day of Tibetan New Year, February 23, 2012. The post was translated into English by Elliot Sperling and has also been posted on Woeser’s blog earlier today. In this blogpost, Woeser focuses on those elderly Tibetans who travelled […]

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“Lhasa? Lhasa!” By Woeser

“Lhasa? Lhasa!” By Woeser

3 by / on 07/12/2011, 22:11 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser written on October 13, 2011 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on October 22, 2011. This post continues a series making up Woeser’s summer travels to Lhasa, through Amdo and Kham. Previous posts are “Impoverished Mat County”, “Over One Year […]

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