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.