Wednesday, March 01, 2006

 

Protest Rally to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

Come and Join us..

11th March 2006 (Saturday)

This year marks the 47th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising. On 10 March 1959, Tibetans stood against the illegal occupation of Tibet by the Communist China and thousands of Tibetans were killed in this historic uprising. Since then, Tibetans and its supporters from all walks of life commemorate and remember this day with gratitude and reverence for all those Tibetans who have sacrificed and still continue to sacrifice their lives for a free Tibet.

Some of the highlight of events to commemorate this day is as below:

11.30 am Freedom March from the Chinese Embassy to Westminster

Assemble from 11am opposite the Chinese Embassy, 49-51 Portland Place, London WC1.

Nearest Tube Stations: Great Portland St/Oxford Circus


Street Map:
http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=528731&y=181868&z=0&sv=W1B+1JL&st=2&pc=W1B+1JL&mapp=newmap.srf&searchp=newsearch.srf


Namdrol Lhamo and Gyaltsen Drolkar (two of the 'Drapchi 14' nuns) and Harry Cohen MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet are the guest speakers for this event.

After the march, there will be a function and cultural event hosted by the Tibet Commemoration Committee at Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London SW1.

There will be a sale of the latest Tibetan traditional and modern songs collection at TYUK's stall.

Freedom Gathering from 7:30 pm till late...

At Nelson

48 Stanhope St, Regents park, London NW1 3EX
Nearest Tube Stations:
Warren Street, Euston Square and Gt. Portland Street
Buses: 24, 29, 27 and 30

Street Map: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=529076&y=182495&z=0&sv=nw1+3ex&st=2&

Please join us to show your solidarity, support and our strength to free Tibet, which is the world's largest remaining colony under China.



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