335. Global Solidarity for Tibet, World Human Rights, and Nobel Peace Prize Day

On December 10, two bus-loads of Tibetans from Toronto joined demonstrators at the United Nations in New York City. Here at home, several hundred marched from City Hall to the Chinese Consulate.

Shouting slogans & carrying symbolic coffins draped with Tibetan flags they marched from City Hall to the Chinese Consulate.

Over 90 of their fellow Tibetans in Tibet have recently self-immolated in protest against China’s rule. Copyright ©2012 Ruth Lor Malloy

Carrying pictures of the martyrs, they demonstrated while firemen, policemen, and paramedics stood by. Copyright ©2012 Ruth Lor Malloy

Tibetan women, draped in their flags, were prominent too. Copyright © Ruth Lor Malloy.

A picture of a burning Buddhist monk was held over the coffins. Each coffin was covered with a Tibetan flag, and had a picture of a different protestor.

The demonstration was well organized and attended by several hundred people, almost all of whom were Tibetan. Copyright ©2012 Ruth Lor Malloy

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