Post Tagged with: "Mining"

“Those People” A Poem About Mining By Theurang

“Those People” A Poem About Mining By Theurang

3 by / on 08/06/2016, 17:47 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a new poem by Tashi Rabten, writing under his pen name, Theurang. The poem was written on May 22, 2016 and has been circulating on WeChat since then.

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Chamdo: “If They Obstruct Mining, Monasteries Will be Closed and Villagers Arrested” By Woeser

Chamdo: “If They Obstruct Mining, Monasteries Will be Closed and Villagers Arrested” By Woeser

0 by / on 07/10/2013, 11:07 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 22, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on June 24, 2013. The blogpost follows up on the previous article “Chamdo: Village and Monasteries are Covered in Five-Starred Red Flags”, an article that attracted attention from this Washington Post blog and […]

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“A Gyama Resident Talks About the Disaster Brought About by Mining Activities” By Woeser

“A Gyama Resident Talks About the Disaster Brought About by Mining Activities” By Woeser

0 by / on 02/09/2013, 17:33 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in May 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on May 30, 2013. The post is a follow up to the last two articles on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet, “Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the […]

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“Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the Water Supply Will Continue” By Woeser

“Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the Water Supply Will Continue” By Woeser

0 by / on 12/08/2013, 15:46 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in April 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on April 30, 2013. The post is a follow up to the last article on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet, “Was Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Caused By A ‘Natural Disaster’?”. To […]

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“Was Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Caused By A ‘Natural Disaster’?” By Woeser

“Was Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Caused By A ‘Natural Disaster’?” By Woeser

0 by / on 06/08/2013, 11:31 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on April 2, 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on April 4, 2013. The post focuses on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet and is a direct follow-up to the March 30, 2013 post on her blog. Subsequently, Woeser […]

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Music Video: “This Is How It Is” By Chakdor

Music Video: “This Is How It Is” By Chakdor

3 by / on 17/04/2013, 18:38 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “This Is How It Is” by Chakdor. The music video has been circulating on the internet since January 2013 and several music videos featuring Chakdor can be found on this YouTube page. It is unclear where the music video has come from and there is also very little information available […]

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Landslide Induced by Frenzied Mining at Hometown of Songtsen Gampo is said to be a “Natural Disaster” By Woeser

Landslide Induced by Frenzied Mining at Hometown of Songtsen Gampo is said to be a “Natural Disaster” By Woeser

1 by / on 09/04/2013, 00:02 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a blogpost by Woeser written on March 30, 2013, and published on her blog on the same day. The blogpost was written by Woeser in immediate response to the fatal landslide in Gyama Valley in central Tibet that engulfed a gold mining area. As mentioned in the blogpost, Woeser has long […]

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“Why is Batang County Experiencing so Many Power Cuts?” By Woeser

“Why is Batang County Experiencing so Many Power Cuts?” By Woeser

1 by / on 25/02/2012, 14:43 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on December 14, 2011, for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on December 20, 2011. This series of posts covers Woeser’s travels to Amdo, Kham and Lhasa that started in the Summer of 2011 and follows on from the last post “Tibetan Buddhist […]

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Poem: “To Amnye Machen”

Poem: “To Amnye Machen”

1 by / on 31/01/2012, 15:30 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem titled “To Amnye Machen” by a Tibetan blogger calling themselves, The Plateau is my Home. The poem was posted on a TibetCul blog on September 5, 2011. Amnye Machen is the major range of mountains in Amdo, north-eastern Tibet, and considered the most sacred in Amdo, a place of pilgrimage. The poem highlights […]

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