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Australian Delegation Wraps Up Human rights  Tour of Tibet - 2003-08-04


Australian delegation Investigating the human rights situation in Tibet has finished its Seven-day tour of Tibet. The tour focused on education, public health and religious freedom. The delegation, led by the deputy secretary of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Geoff Raby, had visited Tibet University, the Potala Palace,the Jokhang Temple and had met leaders and Buddhists of the Tibet Autonomous region. It was the first Pacific region human rights delegation to visit Tibet. Mr. Raby said that Australia had a deep interest in ensuring the human rights situation and the development of Tibet.

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