March 13, 2018
Published By Jamphel Shonu

Tibetan National Uprising day marked in Riga, Latvia in front of the China embassy and Freedom Monument.

LONDON: The countries under the jurisdiction of Office of Tibet London respectively marked the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day on 10 March 2018.

In Latvia, the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day was commemorated with a protest in front of the Chinese embassy in Riga. In Lithuania, similar protests and vigils were held which was covered in the main news of Lithuanian TV (LRT), the state channel. Protests and vigils were also held in Poland, the Republic of Ireland and Sweden.

In Denmark, the Danish Tibet Support Committee rented a van and decorated the inside with Tibetan flags, various posters, information and declarations in English, Danish and Chinese and parked the van right in front of the Embassy of China in Copenhagen.

In Oslo, Norway, Director Mickey Lemie’s film The Last Dalai Lama was shown as part of Human Righst Human Wrongs 10th Edition on 10 March 2018. Prior to the screening, which was attended by a good crowd, three China experts spoke about the human rights situation in China and Tibet.

In the United Kingdom, Representative Chonpel Tsering addressed a gathering at the evening event organised by the coalition of Tibet Society UK, Free Tibet, Students for Free Tibet UK and Tibetan Community in Britain at Indian YMCA on 10 March 2018. He gave a gist of the Tenth March Statement issued by the President of the Central Tibetan Administration. He thanked everyone present, especially Tibet supporters, for their support and their active participation in the day’s events.

59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising day marked in Lithuania.

59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising day marked in Poland. Photos by Monica Wiśniewskiej and Adam Witasa

59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising day marked in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

Students for Free Tibet – Denmark along with Danish Dansk Selskab for Tibetansk Kultur/The Danish Tibetan Cultural Society, Tibet Support Committee and supporters marked the 59th anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day.

59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising day marked in Oslo, Norway.

59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising day marked in Sweden.

Representative Chonpel Tsering of OOT London addressing the gathering in London.

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