Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Fri 21, Sep 2018 11:03 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
‘Chinese spy’ arrested from Tibetan colony Majnu-ka-tilla in Delhi
Dalai Lama in Zurich captured by Veteran Tibetan Photo-journalist Norbu Wangyal
Activists coalition rally against “Xi-the-Pooh” at Un headquarters in NY
Dalai Lama to be honored with Gandhidarshan award
16th Tibetan parliament’s 6th session opens
No teacher is above the law, Dalai Lama tells alleged victims of sexual abuse
“The Tibetan struggle is not just political,” says Dalai Lama at Rotterdam
Dalai Lama wishes Indian PM Modi on his birthday
Dalai Lama to meet victims of alleged sexual abuse in Netherlands
Resilience in Tibetan community the goal at ‘Five and Fifty’ initiative’s third forum
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama talking to media persons on his arrival at Vilnius, Lithuania. June 12, 2018, Photo: Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama attending the 100,000 prayer offering to Guru Padmasambhava at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on May 24, 2018. OHHDL Photo
Players and staff of the Tibetan national football team listen to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a special audience. The team will participate in the CONIFA world cup in London, May 18, 2018 Photo:OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Tibetan NGOs call on UN, international community to hold China accountable
[Friday, March 02, 2018 22:00]
By Tenzin Monlam

Representative of the five Tibetan NGOs at the press conference on March 2, 2018 Phayul Photo-Kusang Gashon
Representative of the five Tibetan NGOs at the press conference on March 2, 2018 Phayul Photo-Kusang Gashon
DHARAMSHALA, March 2: Ahead of the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day and the 10th anniversary of 2008 Pan Tibet Uprising, five Dharamshala-based Tibetan NGOs called on the United Nations and global rights groups to hold China accountable to the dire situation inside Tibet.

The organizations – Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), National Democratic Party of Tibet (NDPT), Gu-Chu-Sum Movement Association of Tibet and Students for a Free Tibet-India (SFT) – will be jointly organizing a 5-day campaign from March 10 to March 14.

“We call upon the governments around the world, the United Nations and the international human rights organizations to hold China accountable for the rapidly declining situation in Tibet and express strong public condemnation towards China’s poor Implementation of Universal Declaration of human rights,” the five organizations said in its statement.

They also urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to stop repressing Tibetans with its campaigns disguised as policies and crackdown on voices of dissents in the name of assuring public security.

The five-day plan begins with a procession from Tsuglagkhang to Dharamshala Police ground on March 10 to commemorate the Tibetan Uprising Day. The following day, there will be screening of documentary films on the 2008 Uprising Day. March 12 will be the Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day. On March 13, public talk will be organized and on March 14 a peace march has been organized beginning from Sandasthal to Jantar Mantar.

“Keeping the reasons why we came into exile in mind, we request Tibetans in exile to come together in unity to strengthen the Tibetan freedom movement and sincerely participate in the movement,” said Tashi Lamsang, General Secretary of TYC.

2008 pan-Tibet protests against the Chinese rule in Tibet was the largest uprising since 1959 when China occupied Tibet. The 2008 uprising sparked off with over 400 monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery marching the streets of Lhasa and subsequently spreading through out the country by March 14, 2008.

“The uprising was met with a brutal crackdown; peaceful protestors were fired upon, killing at least 225, more than 6800 arrests and sentencing of about 510 Tibetans. On the ground level, death, arrests and enforced disappearances of Tibetan peaceful protestors are far greater in number than internationally reported,” the statement read.


Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Tibetans must remain united, avoid regionalism, religionism: Dalai Lama
Refrain from meeting Dalai Lama, Indian govt. tells its officials
Tibetan NGOs call on UN, international community to hold China accountable
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