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Update on Sunday's Free Tibet Protest in NYC

August 25, 2008

US Tibet Committee
August 24, 2008

WHO: Tibetans and their supporters

WHAT: Sunday, August 24th

12:00pm Protest/Rally at United Nations (47th Street & 1st Ave)

3:00pm March on 42nd Street to Chinese Consulate

3:30pm Rally at Chinese Consulate

4:30pm Speeches by prominent speakers including Professor Robert
Thurman, Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer, Indian community leader Mr.
Rajiv Malhotra and others

WHY: The protest tomorrow culminates over 160 days of daily protests
by Tibetans & Tibet supporters in NYC since the March unrest in
Tibet.  The 2008 Beijing Olympics comes to an end, but the Tibetan
Freedom struggle continues. To protest the ongoing brutality,
imprisonment and torture of Tibetans in Tibet and the worsening human
rights situation in Tibet.

For more information about these events please contact us at (212)
481-3569 or ustc@igc.org.  These protests and other events sponsored
by USTC have been expensive.  We urgently need your financial help to
continue the struggle for Tibetan freedom.  To make a tax-deductible
donation to USTC please send a check to our address in the sidebar.

USTC was formed in 1977 and is the oldest Tibet advocacy NGO in the
United States.  USTC's mission is to promote human rights, democracy,
and freedom for Tibet and its people.

USTC is part of the International Tibet Support Network, a global
coalition of Tibet related non-governmental organizations, which
works to maximize the effectiveness of the worldwide Tibet movement.
ITSN Member organizations hold varied positions on Tibet's future
political status, but all regard Tibet as an occupied country and are
dedicated to ending human r[ights violations in Tibet, and to working
actively to restore the Tibetan people's right under international
law to determine their own political, economic, social, religious,
and cultural status.
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