Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Tue 23, Oct 2018 04:58 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Must keep pace with trends of changing China: Tibetan President at Chinese Outreach Forum
Thousands evacuated as landslide block Yarlung Tsangpo, downstream area alerted
Tibetans, Mongolians, Uyghurs protest China at ASEM summit in Brussels
Chinese workers attack Tibetans for protesting illegal construction
Will continue to lobby for party-based democracy, says NDPT
Landslides, flooding in Chamdo due to China’s excessive mining and construction projects: rights group
Odisha Tibetans at mercy of aid as Cyclone Titli destroys 90% of crops
CTA holds “Thank You Himachal Pradesh,” in Shimla
9th Tibet Film Festival held in Dharamshala, Zurich
China set to build “world’s most challenging” railway line in occupied-Tibet
 Latest Photo News
Winner of the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 Ritika Sharma, First Runner-up Palak Sharma and Second-Runner-up Ashima Sharma wave to the audience during the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 in McLeod Ganj, India, on 6 October 2018, Photo: L. Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives to begin his four day teaching on the request of a Taiwanese group, Tsuglakhang courtyard, Theckchen Choeling, McLeod Ganj, October . 3, 2018. OHHDL Photo/Ven. Tenzin Jamphel
Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses the gathering during the 50th year celebration of Tibet Insitute Rikon. The event was attended by around 4000 people from all parts of Europe. Around 4000 people have come to attend the function organised by Tibet Institute Rikon with support of Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtensein. Winterthur, September 22, 2018. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
more photos »
Advertisement
Hundreds in Nepal take part in solidarity mass head shaving
Phayul[Tuesday, April 08, 2008 21:09]
By Tenzin Choephel
Phayul Correspondent

Kathmandu, April 7: Some 700 Tibetan men in Kathmandu shaved off their heads in solidarity with the Tibetan Freedom Movement worldwide and to mourn over Tibetan victims of the Chinese crackdown since March 10.

The mass head shaving campaign at Bouda-Jorpati Tibetan Community Center this morning was organized by the Nepal Tibet Solidarity Committee (NTSC). The campaign was in a symbol of mourning and to express solidarity with fellow Tibetans inside Tibet amid Chinese violent crackdown.

Many children also took part in the head shaving peaceful solidarity campaign.

“I have never shaved my head, but today I am shaving because I am deeply concerned about my fellow country men inside Tibet,” one of the participants Lobsang said.

“I pray for all those who have died in Tibet and I really hope that this year we would achieve something from all the sacrifices we have made” he said.

Tibetans numbering several hundreds have been gathering at the Center for mass prayers since past two weeks.

A French Parliamentarian receives a Tibetan flag from Mr Trinley Gyatso at Tibetan Center in Bouda, Kathmandu
A French Parliamentarian receives a Tibetan flag from Mr Trinley Gyatso at Tibetan Center in Bouda, Kathmandu
The mass prayer, which ended today, was attended by over 1500 Tibetans.

The mass campaign programs have been temporarily halted until April 13 due to Constituent Assembly election in Nepal on April 10.

On Monday, the NTSC requested all individual Tibetans to stop their protest in Nepal to allow a smooth and undisturbed election in the country.

“We did not organize any of the demonstrations in Nepal; these are all individual Tibetans who are carrying out the demonstrations voluntarily,” Tibetan MP Doma Tsomo told Phayul.

Earlier this morning, the French Ambassador to Nepal and a small delegation of the French Parliament visited the Tibetan Community Center to extend their solidarity. One of the parliamentarians, who briefly addressed the Tibetan gathering, assured French support for the Tibetan cause.

Tibetan Welfare Officer Mr. Trinley Gyatso handed over a Tibetan flag to the French delegation who promised to fly Tibetan flags along with French flag in different cities of France.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
German parliamentarians report shortages in Tibetan monasteries
Hundreds in Nepal take part in solidarity mass head shaving
Chinese lawyers provide voluntary legal assistance to Detained Tibetans
Prominent Japanese Artistes call for early dialogue to resolve Tibet issue
France urges Tibet talks after torch chaos
Olympic Torch Arrives in the U.S.
No Red guard, India to guard Olympic run in Delhi
Tibetan PM heads to Delhi for Task Force on Negotiation meeting
Tibetan community mobilizes for protests
An Open Letter to Tibetans and Tibet Supporters
Huntsman supports protests over China's treatment of Tibet
Cultural Autonomy for Tibet
Exiled Tibet govt gives tacit backing to Olympic torch protests
Dalai Lama seeks Gorbachev's help
China organizes media tour to western provinces
Foreign media in China harassed on Tibet
Tibet protesters scale Golden Gate Bridge before torch run
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement