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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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“‘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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