The moment when, after many years of hard work and a long voyage you stand in the centre of your room, house, half-acre, square mile, island, country, knowing at last how you got there, and say, I own this,
is the same moment when the trees unloose their soft arms from around you, the birds take back their language, the cliffs fissure and collapse, the air moves back from you like a wave and you can't breathe.
No, they whisper. You own nothing. You were a visitor, time after time climbing the hill, planting the flag, proclaiming. We never belonged to you. You never found us. It was always the other way round.
Human Rights watch along with other organisations issue a joint statement on Tashi Wangchuks denied appeal.... ..... This once again demonstrates that the Chinese Communist Party and justice system are content, before the eyes of the world, to force an innocent man to endure prison despite him never having committed a crime. The decision is an affront to justice and a wasted opportunity for Beijing to have reversed some of the damage it has done....
Having had his appeal rejected, Tashi Wangchuk will have been returned to prison, where he is scheduled to remain until 2021. We are committed to continue pushing for his immediate and unconditional release. We urge all those governments and UN mechanisms who have expressed concern about his case to...
And here are the football scores:
China 0 Tibet 1 - Away win!
China as always scored an own goal which was not surprizing as they don't really understand the game. Tibet will go onto be free and perhaps play Liverpool one day. China are relegated.
Tibetan language advocate #TashiWangchuk's lawyer @liangxiaojun has announced that his 5yr sentence on the ludicrous charge of 'inciting separatism' for talking to @comradewong of @nytimes was upheld by a Chinese court on 13 Aug. Due to be released in 2021 https://t.co/r0t8RbXjHa
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