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Observe Tibet Vigil Day on 8 February 2012
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Tibetans and Supporters To Join Worldwide Vigils for Martyrs of Tibet

Friday, 03 February 2012 13:43 The Tibet Post International .Dharamshala, India: -

The political leader of Tibet, Dr. Lobsang Sangay's administration has called for worldwide vigils on 8 February in view of the critical situation inside Tibet following a series of self-immolations and the recent killing of peaceful Tibetan protesters by the Chinese security forces.

"As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012, Chinese police fired indiscriminately on hundreds of Tibetans who had gathered peacefully to claim their basic rights in Drakgo, Serta, Ngaba, Gyarong, and other neighboring Tibetan areas. Six Tibetans were reportedly killed and around sixty injured, some critically," the Kashag (Cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration said in a statement Thursday.


To express our deep sadness and solidarity with the Tibetans who have sacrificed their lives for Tibet's cause, Tibetans and supporters around the world would take part in worldwide vigils and prayer services on Wednesday, 8 February, the statement said.




The Kashag requests everyone to conduct these vigils peacefully, in accordance with the laws of their country, and with dignity.


This post was modified from its original form on 03 Feb, 6:31
4 years ago

Thank you Dearest Raja for this great as ever Post here.



4 years ago

I am of the firm view that Tibetan freedom is the "LITMUS TEST FOR THE FREE WORLD"

As long as Tibe remains under the clutches of  China - there is no meaning for the Word " Human Rights" and there is purpose for the "United Nations"

Let the world Unite to Free Tibet

Tibetan Exiles Hold Worldwide Solidarity vigil in India
4 years ago

As per the Kashag’s call for a worldwide vigil on February 8 2012, Tibetan exiles from all across India held candle light vigils and prayer sessions wearing black masks to express their solidarity with the sufferings of the Tibetan people inside Tibet.


Monks and lay people from Chauntra Tibetan settlement holding a mass prayer service on 8 February, 2012.

Tibetans in Deradhun holding a mass prayer service from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm on 8 Feb, 2012.

Residents of Dhondenling Tibetan settlement, Kollegal, Karnataka state, holding a solidarity function.

Dhondenling Tibetans during their candlelight vigil on 8 Feb, 2012.

Tibetans on their solidarity march in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir.

Tibetans in Ladakh holding a function and a mass prayer service to mourn the deaths of Tibetan protesters in Tibet.

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