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Maoist tragedy in the quake-hit Himalayas
Maura Moynihan  |  Sunday, May 31, 2015  |  No Comment
Maoist tragedy in the quake-hit Himalayas


India’s permanent representative to the United Nations Asoke Kumar Mukerji has led a UN effort to raise USD 423 million to assist Nepal as powerful earthquakes continue to strike the fragile Himalayan nation. India’s Operation …

Tremors of History
Gyalrong 2008 & 1775
Jamyang Norbu  |  Friday, May 21, 2010  |  One Comment
Tremors of History

You would think that the first requirement in reporting a natural disaster would be getting the name of the geographical location right, especially in the case of an earthquake, which unlike unlike a messy flood …

A Brief Account of the Detention of Friend Shogdung
High Peaks Pure Earth  |  Tuesday, Apr 27, 2010  |  No Comment
A Brief Account of the Detention of Friend Shogdung

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the following blogpost from the Xining-based Tibetan website www.sangdhor.com.

Several days ago, thousands perished in the massive earthquake in Yushu and it caused suffering for tens of thousands of people. …

Into the Bosom of Kyegu
Topden Tsering  |  Thursday, Apr 22, 2010  |  No Comment

(Am not a poet by any means, but to cope with the internal hurting, this was how the words tumbled out; hope the lines provide you some calm too)
How we had trusted it:
to help steady …

Tibet Earthquake: The Deepening Divide of Identities
Topden Tsering  |  Wednesday, Apr 21, 2010  |  No Comment

(As appeared in Berkeley Daily Planet’s News Analysis Section on Page One)
The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that ravaged eastern Tibet’s Kyegundo on April 14 has brought to sharp relief the region’s contentious place in China’s geopolitical …

To Die With Dignity in Your Own Land
Tibet, China, and the Politics of Disaster
Josh Schrei  |  Friday, Apr 16, 2010  |  4 Comments
To Die With Dignity in Your Own Land

The Tibetans that died in Jyekundo had the right to die as Tibetans, not as Chinese.
The tragic 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Jyekundo yesterday has been consistently labeled the “China Quake” by …