ChalkTibet action carried out during a demonstration in front of the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
A chalk outline was drawn for each of the ten Tibetans who committed self-immolation since 27 February 2009. A plate with the name, age and details of each person, as well as a candle, a khatag and small Tibetan flag were added inside the outlines. (These individual details, ready to print, fold and fix on the ground, can be downloaded as a PDF file from here.
The following text was also added in nine different languages, including English, Tibetan, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, French, German, Spanish and Italian:
“Since 27 February, 2009, ten Tibetans committed self-immolation in Tibet in protest against China’s brutal occupation.”
All translations can be downloaded as a PDF file from here.
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Bhoe rangzen tsangma yin…..Dear Tibetans we all are responsible for our own mother land .So come together to get our own land and our brothers and sister out from all those painful tortures……
Free Tibet !!!
I am @ work and the thoughts are so disturbing !!! Long Live His Holiness The Dalai Lama !!!