Japan: Footage of Tibet and East Turkestan

Japanese podcaster Morley Robertson at i-morley makes an appeal to the global press to take up video footage from Tibet and East Turkestan. Part of the footage is of the home of the Dalai Lama, shot in 2007, a building which he explains was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution (later rebuilt) and may be destroyed again. He also offers other footage of ethnic Uyghur farmers protesting being forced to work without pay.


  • “was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution and may be destroyed again.” means “was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution but was rebuilt thereafter”

    You don’t always need to play text tricks.

  • fridayinlove:

    I added the note you mention, although I think honestly it was clear from the wording that the building had been rebuilt. The “text tricks” are actually length constraints: short links (which appear on the right sidebar of the site) need to be kept short so I chop away as much as possible, in this case perhaps a bit too much.

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