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Tibetan Uprising: Activists march from Teen Murti to Chinese embassy

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A three-day protest of Tibetan activists to mark 60th Tibetan Uprising Day, demanding freedom from the communist Chinese government, has entered its last day on Tuesday.

The activists marched from Teen Murti to the "We want freedom for We have been facing brutalities by the We want the to support us in our movement," they sloganed while marching.

On March 10 in 1959, thousands of Tibetans gathered in Lhasa to protect their leader from perceived threats of the The protest was brutally suppressed, causing death of thousands of people. Following this, the then 23-year-old along with thousands of Tibetans secretly fled into exile in The demonstration was later named as the Tibetan Uprising.

Hundreds of Tibetans who participated in the march raised slogans against the and demanded freedom for Protesters were also holding placards stating, "Let his holiness the return Tibet" and "Freedom and justice for Tibet".

"60 years ago in 1959, we lost our country to Chinese. We are here to mark this day and to remember all those who lost their lives. We have also taken a pledge that we will continue to fight for the freedom of Protesters have come here from all across and we will keep fighting until issue of Tibet gets resolved," the of Tibetan Youth Tenzing Jigme had told ANI on Sunday while protestors were marching from Delhi's Ramlila's Maidan to


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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 14:45 IST