Author: Samuel Wade

Samuel Wade is CDT's deputy editor, based in Vancouver. He has an MA in Sinology from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, and his primary interests are human rights, technology and the environment, particularly water resources and related issues. He can be found on Twitter as @samuel_wade.
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Photo: Nanpu Bridge, by Ge Li

Nanpu Bridge

July 24, 2014 1:46 PM

Why Tibetans are Destroying Their Weapons

As China mobilizes for a “people’s war” against terrorism focused on Xinjiang, High Peaks Pure Earth translates a November 2013 blog post by Woeser on the decision by thousands of Tibetans to destroy their own knives and guns. She describes this as a commitment to non-violence inspired by Tibet’s now more than 120 self-immolators, and as a pre-emptive

July 24, 2014 1:15 PM

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