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Norwegian Tibet committee encourages people to join light protest

August 8, 2008

Human Rights House Network (Norway)
August 5, 2008

Tomorrow, the 7th of August, is the day before the opening ceremony
of the Olympic Games in Beijing. The Norwegian Tibet Committee joins
a grassroot campaign called 'Candle for Tibet' and urges people to
light a candle in solidarity with all oppressed people in Tibet. A
collective candle protest will be held in the centre of Oslo. (06-AUG-08)

This article was written by HRHF / Ralph Pluimert

During the opening of a Tibet-exhibition by 'Galleri Lyskassa' in
Oslo Chundak Koren, general secretary of the Norwegian Tibet
Committee, will lead the collective candle protest in Oslo. This
protest will take part at Nedre Vollgate 9 at 9:00 PM.

Candle For Tibet is a non-profit, non-violent grassroots campaign
that aims to help in the process of Freeing Tibet. Candle for Tibet
aims to establish the largest light protest in mankind and urges
everyone around the world to join in. The Dalai Lama has given his
blessing on the protest, which is a solidarity action for all
oppressed people in China.

More information on the global protest can be found on the website:
Candle for Tibet

More information on the Oslo event can be found here:
The Norwegian Tibet Committee
CTC National Office 1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor, Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1T7
T: (514) 487-0665
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