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Tibet Day events, 10 March 2000
Friday 10 March is 'Tibet Uprising Day' - in commemoration of the massacre of thousands of Tibetans in Lhasa in 1959 and of the 1.2 million Tibetans who have died as a direct result of the Chinese occupation; and in support of their continuing non-violent opposition to the occupation.
* AUCKLAND - 6-30pm - memorial service at the Cenotaph Auckland War Memorial, please bring flowers and / or candles.
*WELLINGTON - 7-30am to 9-30am - rally outside the Chinese Embassy, 2-6 Glenmore Street, Thorndon.
* NELSON - 7-30pm - quiet gathering on the Church Steps, Trafalgar St, contact tel Mary (03) 546 8534.
* CHRISTCHURCH - the film showing has been postponed, so don't go to it !
All organised by local Friends of Tibet branches.
For more information on the occupation of Tibet, you could contact Friends of Tibet (NZ), PO Box 66 002, Beachhaven, Auckland 1310 or check out their website at http://www.friends-of-tibet.org.nz