C: Celine Kuan

Tibet – as the world knows – is a nation occupied by, and under the control of, China.

As such, Tibetans are not free to demonstrate against authority, to own or display a picture of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, or to vote in free and fair elections.

C: Celine Kuan

That is not the case here in Taiwan, and, as a result, in solidarity with our brethren in Tibet and the Tibetan diaspora worldwide, of which there are a considerable number here, tonight the Tibetan Uprising of 1959 will be marked at the main arch of Liberty Square near the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei. (see image below)

C: note thanun – Unsplash

People will gather before 1900 to remember the atrocities carried out by the Chinese Communist Party and the PLA – the Chinese military – that left tens of thousands of Tibetans dead, but not forgotten.

C: Celine Kuan

Please attend if you would like to show your support for Tibetans as they struggle to one day be able to return to their homeland. All are welcome.

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