59th TIBETAN NATIONAL UPRISING DAY – SATURDAY 10th MARCH
On Saturday, 10 March, join us for a rally to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising.
Tibetans and supporters of Tibet will hold a rally outside Downing Street and then march to the Chinese Embassy. There we will hold a demonstration to call for an end to China’s occupation and human rights abuses in Tibet.
The evening will end with a commemoration of Tibetan Uprising Day and other Tibetan cultural events at the Indian YMCA nearby. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Organised jointly by Free Tibet, Students for a Free Tibet, Tibet Society and Tibetan Community UK
1pm: Rally at Downing Street (10 Downing St, Westminster, London SW1A 2AA, nearest tube station: Westminster)
3:30pm: We will begin our march to the Chinese Embassy
From around 5pm we will demonstrate at the Chinese Embassy (49 Portland Place. Nearest tube stations: Regent’s Park and Great Portland Street)
6:30 – 9:30pm: Commemoration of Uprising Day and Tibetan cultural events (Mahatma Gandhi Hall, Indian YMCA, 41 Fitzroy Square, W1T 6AQ. Nearest tube stations: Warren Street, Great Portland Street and Goodge Street).
Feel free to join us for any part of the day’s activities or the entire schedule. We hope to see you there.