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An HRIC Conversation with Tenzing Rigdol Click here for a Tibetan version of this interview.
“Every day there’s something new in Lhasa,” many who have been to Lhasa will say. I would like to give two examples of the new face of Lhasa. Jiangsu Road If you are in Lhasa facing east, Jiangsu Road will be on your right, slicing at an angle through Lhasa’s right flank like a bayonet.
Overview: Melting Tibetan Plateau With an average elevation of 4,500 meters, the Tibetan Plateau is one of the most distinctive land-features on earth. It occupies an area of 2.5 million square kilometers—more than one quarter of the size of China—and is the world’s highest and largest plateau in...
Danny Yung on Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Advocacy Arts A well-known expression from the 1950s, tian tian xiang shang — making progress every day
In a country without freedom and democracy, drinking tea is the only way to become a real citizen. “Drinking tea” usually refers to interviews with the police or state security because of your citizen actions or things you’ve said.
Generally, “culture” refers to those human behaviors and actions which are significantly different from and superior to those of animals and primitive peoples, namely, things that produce a sense of identity, belonging, honor, solemnity, morality, sanctity, or beauty in the members of a group. They...
[Original Chinese posted online on May 30, 2012, on China in Perspective ]
Part One In the twentieth century, the most important cultural phenomenon in China has been the degradation and decline of Chinese culture, one of the world’s oldest and greatest cultures. In the face of an onslaught by a powerful Western culture, this was as unavoidable as foreign guns and cannons...
Welcome to the first issue of China Rights Forum online: “Human Rights and Culture”! For the human rights project, culture is a living and continuously evolving space for individuals and social groups to claim, shape, contest, or reject competing visions and values. It is an arena in which a...
Official Documents The Sino-British Joint Declaration on the Question of Hong Kong (Joint Declaration) [中英关于香港问题的联合声明]

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