on Tibetian hunger strike at Bangalore on March 27th 2007
Tibetan hunger strike at Bangalore
by Purbasha Bhattacharjee, Bangalore
Around 20 members of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC) staged one day hunger strike at
The monks are demanding immediate stop to the brutal suppression by the Chinese forces, unconditional release of all the Tibetans arrested by the Chinese authorities, to stop cultural genocide in Tibet, Support immediate dispatch of a fact finding representative, Stop further bloodshed in Tibet, opening of talks by the Chinese government with the Tibetan government-in-exile etc.
In support of the strike, Lobsang Dorjee, adviser of the RTYC, informed that “20 re incarnated Lamas are sitting for the hunger strike against brutal suppression of Tibetans by the Chinese forces”. He further demanded the free Movement of Media and Press because of which Tibetans residing abroad are not able to get the information about their people. He also stresses “
He also said “ Under Shimla Treaty of 1914 signed between British India and Tibet Mac Mohan line was drawn dividing
This protest is the spontaneous outburst of the public resentment built by years of repression by Chinese authority.