Trouble in Tibet
A week of violence and protest has erupted in Chinese occupied Tibet when Buddhist monks peacefully demonstrated to mark the anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against China. The Dalai Lama has said he would step down as leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile if his supporters do not stop the protests that have left up to 100 dead in Tibet. European leaders have been quick to condemn the Chinese government’s violent reaction to the protests, even threatening to boycott the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games – but so far, the U.S. Government has been silent. Click here to send a message to your representative and senators to speak up for Tibetan human rights.