Symbol of Tibetan crisis stops in America’s Capital

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IMG_2103Washington DC September 2 More than 200 Tibetans from across the Northeast gathered in Washington DC to mark Tibetan Democracy Day as the Flame of Truth made a stop in America’s Capital.Tibetan Parliament Member Tashi Namgyal, Lobsang Nyandak, a representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, representatives from Amnesty International, Harry Wu, Laogai Foundation – Rebiya Kadeer, Uyghur World Congress- and ICT as well as a Chinese citizen who recently escaped the Communist Country were among those who spoke to the crowd. All had a similar message. Tibetan brothers and sisters are dying under Communist Chinese rule, we all must do what we can to make the world aware of what is still happening inside Tibet.

Photo taken by Lhaksam