Taipei: Over one hundred students of Taichung National Girls High School attended a talk on Tibet in Taipei on 9 August. The talk, organised by the school, discussed Tibet’s past, present and the future. The talk also addressed the issue of Tibetan self-immolation protests which has swept Tibet since 2009.
Mr.Dawa Tsering, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Taiwan was invited to the talk to speak at the event.
Representative Mr.Dawa Tsering spoke on Tibetan culture, history and reasons for Tibetan refugee’s coming into exile and why Tibetan people set themselves on fire. He spoke about an hour followed by a brief question and answer session.
Before the talk two documentary films on Tibet ‘Escape from Tibet’ and ‘Murder in Himalaya’ were screened to the students.