tibet-post-header
Tibet: News TPI Short Takes Japanese Supporters Join Global Solidarity Vigil for Tibet in Tokyo

Japanese Supporters Join Global Solidarity Vigil for Tibet in Tokyo

E-mail Print
japan-prayersTokyo: - Tibetans and Japanese supporters organised a memorial service to express their solidarity with the Tibetans in Tibet in view of the spate of tragic self-immolations by young Tibetans and the Chinese government's heavy-handed response to the Tibetans' peaceful calls for freedom and human rights in Tibet.

The memorial service, organised by the Office of Tibet at Gokokuji Temple in Tokyo on 8 February, was part of the global solidarity vigil called by the Central Tibetan Administration. Prayers were offered in both Tibetan and Japanese languages. A candlelight vigil also organised in the evening.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Representative to Japan, Mr Lhakpa Tshoko, and his staff attended the vigil. Mr Lhakpa Tshoko addressed the gathering about the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet. He reiterated the Central Tibetan Administration's deep concern over the self-immolation incidents and the Chinese authorities' killing of peaceful Tibetan demonstrators for simply claiming their basic rights. He also reiterated the Central Tibetan Administration's urgent call for support from the international community to press the Chinese government towards resolving the Tibet's problem through dialogue.

Share
 


......


Panchen Gedhun Choekyi Nyima remembered in Washington, D.C

Panchen Gedhun Choekyi Nyima remembered in Washington, D.C

Washington D.C. — Members of the Tibetan Youth Conference, W...

His Holiness views Thank You Dalai Lama photo exhibition

His Holiness views Thank You Dalai Lama photo exhibition

New Delhi — His Holiness the Dalai Lama viewed a photo colle...

Tibetan parliament's last session opens budget proposal discussion

Tibetan parliament's last session opens budget proposal discussion

Dharamshala – The last session of the Tibetan Parliaments be...

Submerging of Chennai due to heavy rain: Tibetan students?

Submerging of Chennai due to heavy rain: Tibetan students?

Chennai — Since the second week of November, a downpour has ...

Environment awareness for Tibetan students in Mainpat

Environment awareness for Tibetan students in Mainpat

Dharamshala — The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has o...

Tibetan administration postpones Kalachakra Initiation for one year

Tibetan administration postpones Kalachakra Initiation for one year

Dharamshala — The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said ...

Health Information Workshop held for Tibetan health workers

Health Information Workshop held for Tibetan health workers

Dharamshala -- The Department of Health organized a Health I...

Tibetan Parliament condoles death of Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Tibetan Parliament condoles death of Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Dharamshala -- The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile based in Dhar...

More:

UK Govt commission: A dark moment in China, Tibet, and Xinjiang

UK Govt commission: A dark moment in China, Tibet, and Xinjiang

Dharamshala — The human rights situation in Tibet, Eastern T...

US President Obama meets with His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet

US President Obama meets with His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet

Washington, DC – US President Barack Obama met with the spir...

Spiritual leader of Tibet calls for more attention to inner values

Spiritual leader of Tibet calls for more attention to inner values

Dharamshala — Describing today's education with its focus on...

Only non-violence can create a positive impact- Spiritual leader of Tibet

Only non-violence can create a positive impact- Spiritual leader of Tibet

Osaka, Japan — "It is only through non-violence that we can ...

We can't change the past, but we can shape the future: Tibet's leader

We can't change the past, but we can shape the future:  Tibet's leader

New Delhi — "The past can't be changed, but we do have ...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet tops 2016 Spiritual 100 list

His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet tops 2016 Spiritual 100 list

Dharamshala — The spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the...

Thousands attend long-life offering to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Thousands attend long-life offering to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Bylakuppe, Karnataka — Over thirty thousand devotees congreg...

Spiritual leader of Tibet inaugurates Tashi Lhunpo assembly hall

Spiritual leader of Tibet inaugurates Tashi Lhunpo assembly hall

Dharamshala — Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panche...

More: