Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 23, Aug 2014 06:52 PM (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
Dalai Lama arrives in Hamburg for six - day visit
Tibetan exiles pray for the dead in Denma firing
Leaked internal document shows China gunned down several Tibetans in March 2008 protests
Two Tibetan political prisoners released on term completion
Dalai Lama leaves for Germany
Derge police firing death toll at 5, Tibetan exiles demand treatment for the injured
Tibetan nurse allege gangrape at Oberoi Hotel in Delhi by owner's staff
TIPA selects new artistes after 5 years
Tibetan succumbs to gunshot wounds while another kills self
TCCR “Trainers Training Programme” underway
 Latest Photo News
Tibetan exiles participate in a candle light vigil to pay tribute to the 5 Tibetans who died of injury sustained  in a firing on unarmed protesters demanding the release of a local chief of Shukpa village on Aug. 12. McLeod Ganj, August 20, 2014/Phayul Photo:Kunsang Gashon
Rescue workers gather around a mangled remains of a bus that plunged down a deep gorge on a mountain pass near Machu County. The bus was plying from Machu County to Tsoe town.  8 people have died, and 20 others were injured. Aug. 7, 2014/Tibet Times
Monks repairing road leading towards Tsuglakhang before the arrival of the Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama from New Delhi. Incessant rain has caused the roads to wear out leaving huge potholes often leading to accidents. July 21, 2014/Phayul Photo/Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Candle Light Vigil and Prayers at the Centre of Milan in Italy
Phayul[Tuesday, October 18, 2011 04:37]
Submitted by Kalsang Dolker

Milan, Italy: The Tibetan Community in Italy organised a Candle Light vigil and Prayer service at Milan on Saturday, 15th October for the Tibetans who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet. Tibetans and supporters of Tibet joined this event in large numbers.

Kalsang Dolker, President of the Tibetan Community in Italy said, “the current situation in Tibet, particularly in Ngaba, as reflected by the fiery sacrifices of a series of young Tibetans is saddening. The repressive policy by the Chinese Government is the root cause for these self sacrifices and we share the pain our brothers and sisters are enduring in Tibet.”

Candles were lit forming the letter SALVIAMO IL TIBET, meaning Save Tibet in Italian at the front gate of the Municipality of Milan, the financial capital of Italy. The mayor of Milan, personally expressed his solidarity for Tibet in a private conversation at the prayer site with the President of the Tibetan Community.

Tibetans and friends of Tibet with candles, posters, banners took rounds of the famous Piazza della Scala while reciting prayers. Pamphlets describing the recent sacrifices made by Tibetans in Tibet, the historical facts about Tibet and the present condition of Tibetans in Kirti, Ngaba and Tibet in general were distributed to the hundreds of supporters and tourists at the spot.

“It is the need of the hour for Tibetans living in the free world and Tibet supporters to act and mobilise the general public over the critical situation of Tibet,” said Tashi Samdup, secretary of the Tibetan Community in Italy.

On October 22, Tibetans in Milan along with the president of the Munich based World Uyghur Congress Rebiya Kadeer will be taking part in an international march for Tibet and other oppressed nations of the world.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 More..
Men-Tsee-Khang launches Chinese section
Tibetan Deputy Speaker releases two new books
TPPRC workshop for youth begins
Tibetan minister inaugurates exhibition on Tibet self immolations
TWA concludes leadership training for Tibetan women
97th Tibet Intergroup meeting held in Brussels
Dalai Lama offers condolences to Cyclone Phailin victims
Khawa Karpo launches Veteran Tibetan communist's book
A home in Tibet - Sikyong launches book by a Tibetan woman writer
Dharamsala : Comic book on Dalai Lama launched
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 © 2004-2014 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement