Join the Uprising for Tibet in D.C.

March 9th, 2009
JOIN THE UPRISING IN D.C.
March for Tibet from the White House to the Chinese Embassy
Date: March 9, 2009
Location: Washington, D.C.
Time: 11am-1pm
Meeting spot: Lafayette Square Park, in front of the White House

(H St. between 15th and 17th St., NW – Metro stop: McPherson Square)
Program:
11:30am – Speakers in Lafayette Park, including Ngawang Sandrol (youngest of the ‘Drapchi 14’ nuns), Tsetan Norbu (member of the Tibetan Parliament)
12:00pm – March to Chinese Embassy
1:00pm – Rally at Chinese Embassy
HELP SPREAD THE WORD
Download D.C. Convergence e-flyer
Download D.C. Convergence Poster (18×24)
Transportation to D.C. is being organized from New York, Boston and Philidelphia. If you would like more details on how to arrange a ride, please email: dc@studentsforafreetibet.org and include ‘D.C. ride’ in the subject line.
Join this demonstration of political strength by Tibetans after 50 years in exile and protest China’s ongoing crackdown in Tibet!
By taking to the streets of Washington, D.C. on the eve of March 10, we will demonstrate the growing political strength of the Tibetan freedom movement and send a clear message to the Chinese government and the international community that 50 years is too long – we want action to end the occupation now.
In addition to the activities being planned in your area, SFT is appealing to Tibetans and supporters across the U.S. to unite and take to the streets of our nation’s capital as this is where the global decision makers are, and therefore where the Chinese government representatives anld the political media are as well.
At this very moment, Chinese government officials are working overtime behind the scenes Washington to weaken international political support for Tibet. We must meet them there and demonstrate the strength of our movement.

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