Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Protesting the Oppression of Tibet

From INDEPENDENT TIBET, facts compiled by Jamyang Norbu:  Mao Zedong met Stalin on 22 January 1950 and asked for the Soviet air force to transport supplies for the invasion of the independent state of Tibet, which began on 6 October 1950.  Resistance and the heavy torment the Tibetans have suffered is well known and continued for years, ceasing only in 1974.  Recently at least 26 Tibetans, including monks and nuns, have self-immolated, protesting Chinese oppression of their state.

Here is a recent demonstration in San Francisco:

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