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Return to Tibet Peace March


Over a hundred Tibetans began a "Return To Tibet Peace March" from Dharamsala on March 10th, the marchers are mostly young Tibetan activists, some of whom have never seen their homeland. They include Buddhist monks, nuns and a high-school student. To protest China's occupation of Tibet and use of the Beijing Olympics to legitimize it’s rule and policies.

Kunleng invites the heads of the two largest Tibetan NGOs, Tibetan Women's Association and Tibetan Youth Congress, who along with three other groups, organized the Peace March, to talk about their aims and aspirations for the action. Lobsang Nyandak, a former Minister in the Tibetan Govt. in exile, will also participate from VOA's New York studio to discuss the history of Tibetan non-violent movements by looking back at the last five decades of exile.

Kunleng TV is simulcast on television via satellite, on shortwave radio, and via the Internet in real time. Tune in every Wednesday at 1400-1500 UTC, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm Lhasa time. From Tibet and China Call toll-free 10810 866 837 5159 From elsewhere us at 1-202-619-3774 (Tell the operator to reverse the charges and we will pay for the call.) Or send your name and phone number in advance so we can contact you during the show. If you are not able to join us in person please send your questions to us via fax or E-mail to: tibetanTV@voanews.com or Fax: 1- 202-382-5596

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