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Exiled Tibetans Appeal to the UN for Justice

May 28, 2008

Sahil Nagpal
Asia News International
May 26, 2008

Brown meets Dalai Lama at "neutral" venue in LondonNew Delhi, May 26 : Exiled Tibetan students marched to the United Nations office in New Delhi on Monday and submitted an appeal seeking international attention towards their cause.

Members of the 'All India Tibetan College Students Mass Movement' walked to the UN office holding placards and banners that draw attention towards alleged Chinese oppression in Tibet.

They distributed pamphlets highlighting the alleged human rights violations in Tibet by the Chinese .

They claimed that they had been subjected to compromises and restrictions in all spheres , be it education, religious expression or family planning.

"We want to tell the world, especially the Chinese communist regime, that Tibetan students are here to carry out issues and struggles. It is not like the Tibetan issue belongs to only one particular person or one particular organization. We feel that it is our responsibility and duty to solve the Tibetan issue and carry out the Tibetan struggle," said Ngawang Lobsang, a Tibetan student.

Protesters said the younger generation would continue with struggle for a free Tibet in a peaceful and non-violent manner.

Tibetan diaspora all over the world are seeking an end to Chinese repression in Tibet, and have staged a wave of protests across the world, especially in Dharamsala, the home of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.(ANI)
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