Ghandi Jayanti-India Stands for Tibet Pledge

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On Gandhi Jayanti(Birthday) Students for a Free Tibet-India members have delivered around 3000 petitions signed by Indian students and youth from different cities to the office of Shri S.M Krishna, External Affair Minister, Govt of India to make a strong and clear statement verifying the crackdown in Tibet, and to highlight the Human rights violations being carried under the repressive rule of Chinese government in Tibet. Gandhi Jayanti – a day that symbolizes our nation’s ability to reject colonial rule, to recognize freedom as our birthright and to regain our independence. On this day, Indian Members of Students for a Free Tibet and Indian supporters from Delhi, Chennai, Jalandhar, Kolkata, Mumbai, Dharamsala and Pune pledge to stand in solidarity with the Non-violence Freedom struggle of Tibetan people in regaining their independence and continue to raise their voice against injustices. You can also show your support by downloading the Play card message and take a picture with it and make it your FB profile. Please make yourself heard along with the hundreds of Indian across the country standing for the Non-violence freedom struggle of Tibet.

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About INDIA: Stand Up for Tibet-Petition

Please sign this petition to strongly urge Shri S. M. Krishna, The Minister of External Affairs to make a strong and clear statement acknowledging the crackdown in Tibet, and to highlight the human rights violations being carried out in Tibet today. We will deliver this petition on October 2nd, 2012 - Gandhi Jayanti - a day that symbolizes our nation’s ability to reject colonial rule, to recognize freedom as our birthright, and to regain our independence. National wide Candle Light Vigil wil be organised by our Indian Members and supporters in all the Indian major cities that day. Tibet Needs You Now! Students for a Free Tibet, India (SFT India) is the India National Network of Students for a Free Tibet International, which has over 650 chapters in more than 35 countries. We are a Non-Profit Organization funded entirely by our members and supporters. Founded in the year 2000 from a very humble beginning as a loose network of few young activists and students based in Dharamshala campaigning for Tibet’s Independence, SFT India has grown as nation-wide network of youth, campaigning for the Fundamental Rights of the Tibetan people, and we are still growing. It is from our grassroots network that we gain our strength. To ensure the effectiveness of our grassroots network, we create awareness and sensitize the world on the just cause of Tibet. We believe that young people can and must take responsibility to change our world for the better.
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