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French Lawmakers Demand Visas for Tibet
AFP[Sunday, March 16, 2008 18:54]
Paris, March 16 - A group of French lawmakers urged China at the weekend to grant them visas allowing them to visit the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, rocked by violence and protests.

The 62 members of a parliamentary task force on Tibet asked the Chinese ambassador to issue them with "the necessary visas so that the deputies of the Tibet group can travel to Lhasa as early as this week," said Lionnel Luca, president of the bipartisan group.

The Tibetan protests are the biggest since 1989 and began in Lhasa on March 10, the 49th anniversary of a failed uprising that led the Dalai Lama to flee into exile in India.

The state-run Xinhua news agency said 10 people died in Friday's protests, while the Tibetan government-in-exile at Dharamshala in northern India told AFP it could confirm eight times that number.

"The bloody repression of peaceful marches by Tibetans and their monks reminds the world of the ugly reality behind today's biggest dictatorship," said a statement issued by the parliamentary group on Saturday.

Former Socialist minister and deputy Jack Lang separately said France should boycott the Beijing Olympics this summer to protest China's policies, in particular in Tibet.

"This international cowardice toward Tibet is unacceptable," Lang said.
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