• 08Aug

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Lhadon Tethong since we went to highschool together. I just read on her blog that she was detained recently by the Chinese authorities while traveling in Beijing. Here is a snippet from the beginning of the press release and also a link to her blog.

    TIBETAN-CANADIAN OBSERVER DETAINED IN BEIJING HOURS BEFORE OLYMPICS COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION

    Hong Kong – On the day of the one-year countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympics, Lhadon Tethong, a prominent Tibetan independence activist and the Executive Director of Students for a Free Tibet, was detained in Beijing. Ms. Tethong was picked up by Chinese authorities together with her colleague Paul Golding, a long-time advocate of Tibetan freedom, and taken to a Beijing police station. MORE

    You go Lhad!

2 Comments to Free Tibet

  • Why don’t we righteous Americans/Canadians set a good example for the Chinese by reliniquishing our established statehood towards Native American Independence? First Nation Independence?

    Of cours not, we are hypocrits. We want to keep our stolen land and demand Tibet Independence.

    Proverb goes “people living in glass house should not throw stones.”

    Not sure if esteemed DD is aware of the fact Students for a free Tibet is conntected with the Canadian government thru PM Harper’s advisor Tenzin Khangsar:

    http://www.google.com/search?q=Tenzin+Khangsar+Students+For+Free+Tibet

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