PSPD Declaration on Tibet
- Int. Solidarity
- 2008.03.31 (16:57:00)
- 첨부 1
PSPD(People's Solidarity for Participatory Democracy) can not help but be distressed about the Chinese government's violent suppression of the peaceful Tibetan demonstrations, and we strongly urge the Chinese government to immediately end all violent oppression and human rights violations of the Tibetan people.
According to the press, in the process of the Chinese government's repression of the Tibetan people, approximately 100 were killed and many people were reported missing. Even at this very moment, the Chinese government is intensifying the level of suppression in many respects. For example, the Chinese government has stopped the transportation of all food and water supplies to Tibetan Buddhist temples in order to seek out and arrest demonstrators, taken at least one member per Tibetan household into the police station for questioning, and dispatched a large scale military unit to the eastern nomadic regions. In spite of the many objections,
PSPD, as an organization that holds a consultative status with UN ECOSOC, joined other Asian human rights organizations during the 7th UN Human Rights Council meeting to urge a special session to deal with the bloodshed in
The Korean government must not continue to remain silent.
Already in many parts of the world, a solidarity movement has been forming. Citizens from all over the world who denounce the Tibetan situation have voluntarily formed demonstrations of protest participating in activities such as planning a relay demonstration at the same time as the torch passing ceremony at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and announcing nonattendance at the opening ceremony. Citizen organizations as well as religious organizations in
The Chinese government must withdraw its troops from
The Chinese government must allow the freedom of expression and as well as the freedom of assembly for the Tibetans!
The Chinese government must NOT extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary execute, arrest, or torture any Tibetan without going through the proper legal procedures!
The UN must make efforts in solving the Tibetan situation peacefully by sending out a fact-finding mission to investigate the massacre committed by the Chinese government!
The Korean government must not attempt to overlook the Chinese government's armed suppression; rather it should take a responsible position promoting a peaceful resolution to the Tibetan situation!