Taiwan civic group commemorates Tibet’s 60 years of resistance

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/01/23
By: Chen Chun-hua and Chi Jo-yao 

Taipei, Jan. 23 (CNA) The Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan (HRNTT) embarked on a cycling tour of Taipei on Wednesday as a prelude to a series of activities to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the resistance movement in Tibet against China’s control.

The 2019 Cycling for a Free Tibet event began at the 228 Peace Memorial Park in Taipei and ended outside the Legislative Yuan, where a press conference was held to talk about a rally that will be staged in Taiwan in March to commemorate the 1959 Tibetan National Uprising Day.

At the press conference, New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐), who chairs the Taiwan Parliamentary Group for Tibet, urged Taiwanese to join the rally on March 10 to show the international community Taiwan’s reverence for the values of freedom, democracy, and human rights.

He said bigger events will be held across the world that day to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan resistance movement against China’s control.  [FULL  STORY]

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