Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 20, Jul 2019 07:12 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Photo News
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Only Dalai Lama has the right over his reincarnation, Chinese statement politically motivated: Dalai Lama's office
Dalai Lama greets the first woman president of the European Commission
His Holiness’ message of religious harmony is doing magic in Ladakh: Sonam Wangchuk
Niece of slain Tibetan religious leader urges Trump to support Tibet, Dalai Lama’s return
Speaker Pelosi condemns Xi Jinping for persecuting people for their faith
Compassion is indispensable for a good doctor: Dalai Lama
Drones, check points and travel restriction at Yachen Gar
India must recognize Beijing’s Dalai Lama or risk ‘major political difference’: Chinese official
Must not lose hope for Tibet: Dalai Lama tells Tibetan youth
Evicted Tibetan nuns from Yachen Gar beaten by Chinese guards
 Latest Photo News
Nearly 3000 Students from eight countries listened to teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Three day annual teachings for youth began today. June 3, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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
more photos »
Tibetans continue to protest in New Delhi
Phayul[Tuesday, August 19, 2008 15:10]
By Tenzin Sangmo

Some 300 Tibetans marched from Ram Lila Grounds to Jantar Mantar raising slogans and calling for peace in their homeland. (Photo by Tenzin Dasel/Phayul.com)
Some 300 Tibetans marched from Ram Lila Grounds to Jantar Mantar raising slogans and calling for peace in their homeland. (Photo by Tenzin Dasel/Phayul.com)
New Delhi, August 19 - The Capital of India has become a nest of pro-Tibet sentiments. Under the leadership of Tibetan Youth Congress, Tibetans and supporters have been objecting China's authoritarian regime in Tibet since late July. On the 23rd day of the second phase of Tibetan People's Mass Movement some 300 Tibetans marched from Ram Lila Grounds to Jantar Mantar raising slogans and calling for peace in their homeland. The Movement is said to go on until August 24 with a new form of protest every day of the Games.

TYC President Tsewang Rinzin said, "While China rejoices during the Olympics, thousands of Tibetans suffer inside Tibet. Our motive is to bring the reality and urgency of the crisis to the fore. Our struggle is that of a nation, an entire race that faces the threat of being wiped out. Even if there is only one Tibetan left in the world we will fight for our existence."

Karma Yeshi addressed the gathering. (Photo by Tenzin Dasel/Phayul.com)
Karma Yeshi addressed the gathering. (Photo by Tenzin Dasel/Phayul.com)
Former Vice President of the organization, Karma Yeshi addressed those gathered saying, "It is the responsibility of those in exile who live in a free world to dispute China's unacceptable despotic rule in Tibet. I take this opportunity to say that when the United States can come to the aide of countries like Georgia and Afghanistan against occupation why can't they help six million non violent Tibetans who are under the leadership of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate regain our independence."

Meanwhile, the third group of six men who are on an indefinite fast without food and water entered their fourth day. Thupten Tsewang the youngest of the lot at 19 told Phayul, "I don't feel much, I am numb to sensations of hunger and thirst. I only want to extend my sympathy towards our brethren who are inside Tibet and languishing in Chinese prisons. This is my way of saving my fatherland."

Dhondup Tsering, 63, the oldest hunger striker said he felt fine and could go on for days with ease.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
nyc (takpo)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Polish Silver Medalist Kolecki's Tibet protest
Tibetans continue to protest in New Delhi
Over 40 Olympic athletes in Beijing download Tibet solidarity album 'Songs for Tibet'
The Other Olympics
China to add 6 new lines to Tibet railway network
China has not approved Olympic protest requests
French foreign minister to meet with Dalai Lama
Photo Galleries
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