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TWA rallies in support of Hong Kong
Phayul[Sunday, September 01, 2019 19:19]
By Tenzin Sangmo

TWA rallies for Hong Kong on Saturday
TWA rallies for Hong Kong on Saturday
DHARAMSHALA, August 31: Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), the primary non-governmental women’s association in exile, held a rally this morning in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, in solidarity with Hong Kong protestors.

The members of the Central and Regional TWA and public covered their right eyes with patches as a tribute to the Hong Kong woman protestor who got shot in the right eye three weeks ago in a police firing.

Dolma Yangchen, the president of the association said TWA stands with all the women and people taking part in the ongoing protests resisting the tightening control of Beijing over Hong Kong.

“When Beijing took over the city from Britain, it promised to uphold the policy of ‘one country, two systems’ where people can enjoy freedom and democracy,” Yangchen said, “but much has changed in the last 22 years with Beijing's increasing interference and influence.”

The association, in its press release, said it applauds and support the Hong Kong people as they continue to stand against the extradition bill and call for larger democracy.

Yangchen said it is crucial that Tibetans stand with people of Hong Kong as they are suffering under the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) regime just like Tibet have been suffering since the last 60 years.

“We want to send a message to China,” said the president.

TWA came into being on March 12, 1959, known as Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day when thousands of Tibetan women in Lhasa came out to protest against the illegal occupation of Tibet by Communist China. It was brutally cracked down upon like the Tibetan National Uprising Day that took place two days earlier on March 10.

TWA currently has 57 branches worldwide with over 16,000 members.
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