Gangtok, Jan 4:
Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, Gangtok, and Regional Tibetan Women’s Association, stage a protest and a signature campaign in Gangtok demanding the Indian Government to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 scheduled for February this year.
Uden Aukersang, MP Tibetan Government in Exile ” countries are boycotting the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 as they have understand what China has done as far as human right is concern so we are hopeful India will support our cause. ‘Boycott 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing’ international campaign.
When it was asked do you think India will boycott the Olympic then Uden replied “I think India should support this, because now world is supporting the cause and India also should diplomatically boycott the event. Governments, civil society groups, and United Nations officials expressed growing concern over the Chinese government’s human rights violations in 2020 now world knows, everything is transparent so India should also justified the question.
Must tell Penpa Tsering, President of the Tibetan government-in-exile in his visit to Sikkim had said “I cancelled my trip to Arunachal Pradesh because there was some border issue and 20th October also marks the Chinese aggression on India of 1962 and we don’t want to put India into any kind of embarrassment.
Tenzing Chepel, General Secretary of Tibetan Youth Club, Sikkim shared “The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is set to happen amid one of the world’s worst crackdowns against freedom, democracy, and human rights hence we have started hashtag campaign in the name Boycott Beijing 2022 which is an international campaign and now we are also starting the campaign in Sikkim.
The Tibetan Women’s Association was founded in Lhasa on March 12, 1959, when Tibetan women from all three provinces of Tibet stood united for the first time in Tibetan history and challenged the brutal clampdown by the Chinese government. The Tibetan women engaged in peaceful resistance against the oppression and since have maintained steadfast presence in leading the non –violent struggle against the repressive Chinese regime. Their main convictions are Human rights for Tibetans inside Tibet, advocacy for lost Child of Tibet, HH the XI th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima, genuine autonomy for Tibet by following the middle way approach and empowering the Tibetan society in exile.