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Discussions in the Vast Space Between “Should and Should Not” By Woeser

“High Peaks Pure Earth” provides commentary on Tibet and translations from Tibetan and Chinese writings posted from Tibet and China. Below is a recent posting between Chinese writer and scholar Wang Lixiong and an unnamed Tibetan currently living outside Tibet. Their dialogue concerns the self-immolations in Tibet and concludes in part that considerations around whether […]

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The Dalai Lama with Speaker Pelosi and Wang Lixiong

Dalai Lama concludes Washington visit

The Dalai Lama left Washington, DC, on Saturday (October 10) after a packed agenda in the US capital that included meetings with Congressional leaders; acceptance of a human rights award from the Tom Lantos Foundation for his work for peace; the presentation of an ICT award to the late Julia Taft, former Special Coordinator for […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama presents Light of Truth Awards in Washington, DC

On behalf of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), His Holiness the Dalai Lama yesterday presented the Light of Truth award to two recipients, the late Julia Taft, who was appointed Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues in 1999 as well as serving on the board of ICT from 2002; and to Wang Lixiong, the Chinese […]

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hinese scholar on Tibet wins grant for courageous writing

Wang Lixiong, a Chinese scholar who has written extensively on the situation in Tibet, is one of the 28 writers receiving the Hellman/Hammett grant from Human Rights Watch. The Hellman/Hammett grants are given annually to writers around the world who have been targets of political persecution. According to a press statement by Human Rights Watch […]

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