Urgent Action: Help Free Language Campaigner Tashi Wangchuk

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Please join Free Tibet’s Campaign to help free peaceful campaigner Tashi Wangchuk by contacting your government’s foreign affairs minister.  Also action from Amnesty International.

Free Tibet’s Campaign

“Tashi Wangchuk faces 15 years in jail after speaking up for Tibet in a New York Times documentary. Help us to free him”. Read more and take action:
http://freetibet.org/take-action/urgent-actions/tashi-wangchuk – scroll down the page to access details of your country’s foreign minister

“Tashi Wangchuk conducted a peaceful and non-political campaign to protect Tibetan language education in Tibet. Late last year, he was interviewed in the New York Times, talking frankly and openly about his campaign and the threat to Tibet’s culture. For that courageous decision, he has now been arrested and, if convicted, faces fifteen years in jail. Tibetans charged with political crimes are rarely found innocent in China’s courts. Many are convicted after confessions are extracted through torture…”

Please join the campaign to free Tashi Wangchuk by contacting your government now.

http://freetibet.org/take-action/urgent-actions/tashi-wangchuk

Further Action from Amnesty International

China: Release Tashi Wangchuk

“A young Tibetan, Tashi Wangchuk, who advocates for Tibetan language education has been detained and charged with “inciting separatism”, with no access to family and lawyer. He could face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty.

1) Please write immediately in English, Chinese or your own language…”

Read More information about action you can take to help Tashi:
http://www.amnestyusa.org/get-involved/take-action-now/china-release-tashi-wangchuk-ua-7916

More information

Free Tibet launches appeal for language campaigner

http://freetibet.org/news-media/na/free-tibet-launches-appeal-language-campaigner?utm_source=Free+Tibet+email+updates&utm_campaign=96d1f8ac54-Tashi_Wangchuk_A_B_Test4_12_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8b3b75e260-96d1f8ac54-39174405&mc_cid=96d1f8ac54&mc_eid=3268776531

It is shocking the way in which human rights are violated in Tibet and indeed China itself while the nations of the world stand by and do very little other than make weak objections. More interested in trade with China and the exploitation of its people for the benefit of the wealthy and powerful such grave injustices are ignored and many people lose years of their lives and suffer torture in prisons for doing what most of us take for granted and that is the right to free speech. Simply for agreeing to an interview with the New York Time this unfortunate man has to spend fifteen years in prison!

Please take as many of the above actions as you can.

 

 

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