Coming Up – ​Blood on the Snows

Another date for your diary – please come and join us, Monday 4th April at The Corsham Almshouse, Corsham, Wiltshire.  7:00-9:00pm ​In 2008, after decades of occupation and repression, a wave of protests erupted across Tibet. China’s response left 227 dead, over 1,000 injured and 6,810 in prison.  Some have since been released. Some are still behind bars. Some didn’t live to tell the tale.  A few not only survived until release but then evaded surveillance and managed to escape into exile.  In 2015, we put Continue reading →

Dalai Lama compared to Iraqi dictator

Dalai Lama compared to Iraqi dictator by Chinese state media as order issued for seizure of pictures Tibetan shopkeepers were ordered to hand in images of the Dalai Lama by the county authorities in Draggo, Kardze, an extreme and counter-productive move that was endorsed later by an article in the Chinese state media comparing the Dalai Lama to Saddam Hussein. The orders came just a few days after a prayer ceremony for the Dalai Lama’s health attended by hundreds of Tibetans on January 25. In Continue reading →

MPsQuestions on Xi Jingping Demo Arrests

After 3 protesters against Xi Jingping’s visit were arrested in London on 21st Oct on ‘breach of the peace’ offences, questions were raised in the house on commons.  After a few days the CPS decided that it was not in the public interest to pursue a prosecution.  The following video records the questions raised by MPs on this matter.

Photos of our Day out in London

George, Anne-Marie and Richard from the Bath Dist. Tibet Support Group decided at the last minute to go to London and protest against the actions of the Chinese Communist Party in Tibet.  Being our usual disorganised selves, we got to Buck Palace by 10am and had no idea where we were supposed to meet the rest of the Tibet supporters.  There were huge numbers of pro Chinese supporters and it took us a while to get through onto the Mall itself.  Then we realised that Continue reading →

Xi Jing Ping’s Visit to the UK

President Xi Jinping will be bringing his own personal supply of bottled water to the Banquet at Buckingham palace on 20th Oct.  But what is his favourite brand, could it be supplied from Tibet where the third largest store of water-ice in the world is located and is the source of many of Asia’s rivers? Perhaps is Plat’eau Pure which contains a rich source of illegally mined minerals such as copper, silver, zinc or lithium.  Plat’eau –Pure is from the Tibetan grasslands which are now free from 2.2 Continue reading →

Is the Chinese government Extreme?

Here’s the question.  Is the Chinese Government an extremist organisation as defined by the British government? The British Government set out its policy on extremism in its Tackling Extremism in the UK report which defines extremism as: “vocal or active opposition to fundamental British values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs”.  This country will host Xi Jinping this October who will visit as China’s President.  We will welcome him with the red carpet, he Continue reading →

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