Human Rights Day 2012

 

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Chinese, Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK (of which Tibet Society is a founding member) is hosting two events in London to mark Human Rights Day 2012:

• Monday 10 December: Solidairty vigil at the Chinese Embassy
Wednesday 12 December: Voices of Freedom - an evening of banned culture

Monday 10 December 2012: Human Rights Day vigil; London
Human Rights Day vigilTo mark Human Rights Day, Chinese, Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK will be holding a candle-lit vigil outside the Chinese Embassy in London. Calls will be made for the release of all political prisoners, especially those imprisoned for expressing views that are critical of Chinese government policies as well as those repressed for promoting cultural identities in the occupied areas of Tibet and East Turkestan. All welcome to attend.
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue:
opposite Chinese Embassy, 49-51 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL. Map
Nearest tubes: Great Portland Street, Regent's Park and Oxford Circus
Contact: Paul at Tibet Society, paul@tibetsociety.com or 020 7272 1414

Wednesday 12 December 2012: Voices of Freedom; London
Voices of FreedomTo highlight cultural resistance in China and to coincide with Human Rights Day (on 10 December), Chinese, Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK present an evening of imprisoned voices and banned works from Tibet, East Turkestan and China. There will be performances of songs and poems, video clips and readings from those who the Chinese government have attempted to silence. Followed by a Q&A session and refreshments.
Admission: £5
(advance tickets via freewordonline.com)
Time: Doors open 6.30pm, for 7pm start
Venue: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA. Map
Nearest tube: Farringdon
Contact: Paul at Tibet Society, paul@tibetsociety.com or 020 7272 1414

 

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