Free Tibet

Topics: Tibet, People's Republic of China, Human rights Pages: 2 (743 words) Published: November 20, 2008
Chasing Liberty
Tibet was an ancient country, the size of western Europe when it was invaded by the People’s Liberation Army. A place with a distinct culture, history and identity. Tibet has been changed dramatically by the Chinese invasion, causing Tibetans to lose almost all of their rights. This has not only claimed many lives and costs its people the freedom to practice their religion and language as they wish, but it also put a complete stop to the right of life and liberty of Tibetans. Students For A Free Tibet (SFT) is a global organization that works with the Tibetan people in their struggle for freedom and independence. SFT is an impressive community that consist of young people and activists around the world to help Tibetans retrieve their freedom by campaigning through non violent direct actions. The role of the organization is to involve and train young people as leaders in a worldwide movement for justice and human rights. Every individual has the right to be free. People who have freedom also has the power and also the strength to make good changes in the world. Tibet was an independent nation before the Chinese invaded them in 1949. Tibet had its own government, language, culture, currency, and postal system and legal system . SFT’s number one goal is to free

Tibet and that doesn’t mean just to make things better in Tibet, it means to free the nation of Tibet from Chinese Control. The only people who are against the movement are the Chinese officials themselves because no country in this world would ever want to be in a position like where Tibet is in now. The question of Tibet was discussed on numerous occasions by the U N. General Assembly between 1959 and 1965. Three resolutions were passed by the General Assembly condemning China's violations of human rights in Tibet and calling upon China to respect those rights, including Tibet's right to self-determination, but China refuse to follow those resolutions (Asian Affairs)....
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