The Chinese government is running the Beijing Olympic torch around the world, hoping to win the approval of the global public and cover up its brutal occupation of Tibet and abysmal human rights record. When the torch relay reaches London & Paris on April 6th and 7th, China will be in the global spotlight like never before. We will have an unprecdented opportunity to shine this spotlight on Tibet.
Please play your part for Tibet and make history in April 2008!
Join the mass mobilisation in Paris and be a voice for 6 million Tibetans who continue to suffer under Chinese rule.
WHO: Tibetans and supporters from France, the Netherlands, and Belgium
7:00pm, Gare du Nord:Join the Tibetan Community of France in welcoming former political prisoners of Drapchi prison and Team Tibet athletes when they arrive from London with the Tibetan Freedom Torch.
11:00am: Mass protest begins at Trocadero square
The Beijing Torch Relay will begin from under the Eiffel tower around 1:30pm, on the opposite bank of Seine river. We invite you to walk, bicycle, use tourist buses and tourist boats, along the relay route. Please bring Tibetan flags, banners, tee-shirts, and flyers!
Accommodation in Paris: marcellerouxtibet(at)yahoo.fr