Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Wed 24, Apr 2019 03:43 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
Pro-independence groups SFT, TYC flag off motorbike rally for the 11th Panchen Lama
Leh observes shutdown to condemn the brawl leading to death of youth
Dalai Lama to recuperate at Delhi’s Tibetan Youth Hostel after treatment
China’s criminal law being abused to persecute Tibetans and Buddhists: European Parliament
China ranked 176th in World Press Freedom Index
TWA to mark Panchen Lama’s 30th Birthday with Pan India peace march
Tibetan student detained for essay on lack of jobs in occupied Tibet
200 MPs ask India to confer Bharat Ratna upon His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Former Tibetan political prisoner succumbs to injuries sustained in prison
Dalai Lama undergoes follow up check-up, back to normal health
 Latest Photo News
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives at Theckchen Choeling temple on the second day of his teachings, McLeod Ganj, Feb. 20, 2019 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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
more photos »
Advertisement
Tibetans Protest Against China at the United Nations
AP[Saturday, March 15, 2008 01:20]
By EDITH M. LEDERER
Associated Press

Dozens of Tibetans, young and old, held a noisy protest against Chinese rule outside the United Nations today while President Bush was speaking elsewhere in Manhattan. Three demonstrators tried unsuccessfully to enter the United Nations and six were arrested, officials said.

The protesters carried placards and Tibetan flags, bearing dragons and a yellow sun with red and blue rays, and shouted "Free Tibet!" "No freedom, no peace, no Olympics!" and "Wake up United Nations!"

The spontaneous protest was a smaller, more peaceful version of one in Katmandu, Nepal, where police scuffled today with about 1,000 protesters, including dozens of Buddhist monks. About 12 monks were injured.

The demonstrations were held in support of monks in Tibet, where flaring violence resulted in burned shops and vehicles, and gunshots fired in the streets of the capital, Lhasa. A radio report said two people had been killed.

A member of the Tibetan Association, Phurbu Tsering, said its members had received phone calls from Tibet claiming 70 people had been killed by Chinese authorities, a thousand people had been arrested, and all the monasteries had been locked up. The claims could not be verified.

According to a U.N. deputy spokeswoman, Marie Okabe, guards thwarted three demonstrators as they "tried to force entry" into the compound through a staff entrance gate on First Avenue near 42nd Street. A U.N. staff member saw at least one man wrestled to the ground.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
UN protests (jimmila)
UN should be blamed (moola)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Monks Protest in Ngaba, 10 Arrested : Sources
Chinese Forces Say They’ve Secured Tibet’s Capital
Nepal Police beat Tibetan Protestors in front of the UN House
Tibetan Parliament In-Exile Voice its Support
Youtube Blocked in China, Tibet Protests likely the cause
China urged to show restraint over Tibet protesters
China says Tibet unrest to have no impact on Beijing Olympics or torch relay
IOC chief says boycott of Beijing Olympics over Tibet won't 'solve anything'
Fresh protest in Amdo Labrang
China sets deadline for Tibet rioters to surrender
Death toll mounts as Tibet Uprising Continues: TCHRD calls upon UN to send a Fact Finding Mission
UN rights chief voices concern over tensions in Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibetan exiles resume “Return march to Tibet” following China’s brutal crackdowns in Tibet
Dalai Lama, a simple monk, a Nobel prize winner
Three Tibetans Arrested in Chicago Taking Part in Demonstration
Calgary Chinese Consulate Employees forcefully detained and abused a underaged Tibetan boy for an hour
Tibetan Youth Storms Chinese Embassy in London
Tibet supporters in Mexico joins protests for Tibet
Polish MPs warn China of Olympics Boycott
International Olympic Committee concern over China's clashes in Tibet
Olympics boycott if China mishandles Tibet: Gere
China Confirms 7 Dead, Sources Say Death Toll Much Higher
China Clamps Down on Tibetan Protests As Many Deaths, Injuries Reported
Tibetans Protest Against China at the United Nations
China rolls out tanks to suppress Tibet Protests
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 © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement