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28 october 2012-003Dharamshala: Speaking at a press conference meeting on October 26th in the exile community of Dharamshala - India, a young Tibetan Lobsang Choejor put into motion the arrangements of a special meeting by young Tibetan intellectuals in exile.

The meeting will be held on 17th November 2012. Its focus: to draw together ideas and solutions on the wave of self-immolations that have fanned across Tibet recently, with the hope of utilising some of Tibet’s finest young minds in exile.

Choejor told reporters that the meeting will be held on 17th November 2012. Its focus: to draw together ideas and solutions on the wave of self-immolations that have fanned across Tibet recently, with the hope of utilising some of Tibet’s finest young minds in exile.

Cheojor  individually organised the conference. Future meetings hope to look behind the recent self-immolations from an alternative view. he said he has invited 43 Tibetan researchers, historians and writers from around Dharamshala to the event, and together they will they will discuss the reasons behind the self-immolation in Tibet, as well as focus on the prophecy of the self-immolations, the results and their effect, and how to address this issue. However, the names of Tibetan intellectuals in exile have not been mentioned yet.

Lobsang also hopes to better place the form of protest in the context of Tibetan history, as well as looking into what we should do for the future regarding the phenomenon.

Addressing the media, Lobsang explained:
“All Tibetan intellectuals in exile have a duty to keep Tibetan culture and ethics alive. Political issues should be especially concentrated upon. Young Tibetan intellectuals have a special duty to use their energy, working together for Tibet”.

Conclusions, ideas and resolutions made at meetings will be forwarded to the Tibetan Kashag, Parliament, and further to NGOs, as well as the United Nations; hoping to resolve and readdress the situation using the power of young creative minds.

The first meeting will be held on 17th November 2012, in Hotel Tibet, McLeod Ganj (Himachal Pradesh, India)

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