October 13, 2010
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Chinese-Tibetan Friendship Associations Laud His Holiness’ Support for Liu Xiaobo [Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 9:43 a.m.]

The Chinese-Tibetan Friendship Associations based in Australia has
conveyed their deep appreciation for the support of His Holiness the
Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people on Liu Xiaobo winning this year’s
Nobel Peace Prize.”On behalf of the China-Tibet Friendship
Association and Federation For A Democratic China in Australia, I would
like to extend our hear-felt gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
and the Tibetan people for their support to Mr Liu Xiaobo on winning
the Nobel Peace Prize. We call on Tibetans to join us in the
celebration,” Mr Yu Shi Xin, president of the Chinese-Tibetan
Friendship Association in Melbourne, said in his letter to the Office
of Tibet in Australia.”The award, which reflects the
international community’s support for truth, has deeply moved us and
our aspirations will certainly come true,” the letter noted.Another
letter sent by Shi Gou Yin, executive head of China-Tibet Friendship
Association in Sydney, to the Office of Tibet said: “As soon as Mr Liu
Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, His Holiness the Dalai Lama
immediately conveyed his warm felicitations to him. I also had the
opportunity to clearly share this news to my Internet friends in China.”On
9 October, around 50 Chinese people, including, democratic activists,
intellectuals, and experts met for a gathering to celebrate Liu
Xiaobo’s Noble Peace Prize. “We consider that support from His Holiness
the Dalai Lama played a substantial role in awarding the Nobel Peace
Prize to Liu Xiaobo. We thank His Holiness for his support,” said Mr
Qin Jin, President of Federation For A Democratic China, who
co-organised the celebratory get-together.

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