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Mangaluru : Regional Tibet Youth Congress stages protest

Mangaluru : Regional Tibet Youth Congress stages protest

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, March 10, 2016 : A  protest meet was organised by members of the Regional Tibet Youth Congress here on March 10, Thursday in the wake of the twin immolations by Tibetan Youth recently, including one incident in India to oppose Chinese rule in Tibet. As many as 150 Tibetans have also committed self-immolation  over the years to protest against the Chinese repressive policies in Tibet.

Tibetan protest 1

Tibetan protest 2


Addressing the protest, Tenzin, President  of Tibetan Student s Association said the day also commemorates the 57th anniversary of the National Uprising Day  of Tibetans against Chinese occupation of  Tibet.

She said though Tibetans enjoy freedom and all rights in India, they will have to face imprisonment even for holding Tibetan flags in their nation.  She also stated that thousands of Tibetans are still behind bars in China and said  China had even  destroyed  several thousands of Buddhist monasteries, and has killed nearly 1.5 million Tibetans over the years.

Several Tibetans participated in the protest.

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