World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

Friends of Tibet: Uprising Day - March 10

Uprising Day is a significant day that commemorates the memory of 89,000 Tibetans who were killed in Lhasa in 1959.

Today China's continued occupation of Tibet, with the help of several hundred thousand troops, represents an ongoing violation of international law and of the fundamental rights of the Tibetan people to independence.

From 1949 to today:-

· over 1.2 million Tibetans have died as a result of Chinese
occupation

· 6000 monasteries have been destroyed

· abortions and sterilisation can be forced upon Tibetan women

· over 1000 political prisoners are being held

· 120,000 Tibetans are in exile


Friends of Tibet (N.Z.) will be marking Uprising Day with a rally outside the Chinese Embassy in Glenmore Street on Monday, 10 March from 7.30am - 9.00am. Please join us and pass this message on to others.


For more information about Friends of Tibet contact Chris Mathieson, Chairman of FOT (Wellington) on 5891146


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Rohingya Muslims Massacred: Restrictions On Aid Put 1000s At Risk

Amnesty: The Myanmar authorities’ restrictions on international aid in Rakhine state is putting tens of thousands of lives at risk in a region where mainly Rohingya people are already suffering horrific abuses from a disproportionate military campaign. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: Gordon Campbell On North Korea, Neo-Nazism, And Milo

With a bit of luck the planet won’t be devastated by nuclear war in the next few days. US President Donald Trump will have begun to fixate on some other way to gratify his self-esteem – maybe by invading Venezuela or starting a war with Iran. More>>

ALSO:

Victory Declared: New Stabilisation Funding From NZ As Mosul Is Retaken

New Zealand has congratulated the Iraqi government on the successful liberation of Mosul from ISIS after a long and hard-fought campaign. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Current US Moves Against North Korea

If Martians visited early last week, they’d probably be scratching their heads as to why North Korea was being treated as a potential trigger for global conflict... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Lessons From Corbyn’s Campaign

Leaving partisan politics aside – and ignoring Jeremy Corbyn’s sensational election campaign for a moment – it has to be said that Britain is now really up shit creek... More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Pacific.Scoop
  • Cafe Pacific
  • PMC