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Freedom Marchers arriving in Delhi on April 9th

April 9, 2008

For Immediate Release

Issued by Tibetan Solidarity Committee-Delhi Chapter
April 8, 2008

The Freedom March with 100 core marchers started from Dharamshala,
Himachal Pradesh on March 10, 2008 will be reaching the capital in the
afternoon of April 9, 2008. The March is currently 19 kilometers from
Delhi and spending the night at Hargovind Gurudwara. They will be taking
the National Highway Road, Haryana to reach Delhi

The March was temporarily curtailed when the marchers were detained in
Jwalaji, Kangra District in Himachal Pradesh and kept under judicial
custody for 14 days. Three main members of the March: Tenzin Choeying,
National Director of Students for Free Tibet, India; Lobsang Yeshi,
March coordinator; and Tenzin Tsundue, Core Marcher were released three
days later only on March 27.

A second group of marchers continued from March 15 and on March 26, the
first and second group of marchers reunited in Chandigarh. There are 200
marchers including 16 western supporters, 9 nuns and 147 monks.

The marchers will join the activities in Jantar Mantar under the
umbrella of Tibetan Solidarity Committee- Delhi Chapter.

Issued by Tibetan Solidarity Committee-Delhi Chapter

Contact persons:
Tsetan Norbu: +91 9818970928 Youdon Aukatsang: +91 9999915061
CTC National Office 1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor, Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1T7
T: (514) 487-0665   ctcoffice@tibet.ca
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