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PepeLeFeux

Dollard-des-ormeaux, Canada

#1 Nov 2, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/u-n-rights-boss-calls-c...

GENEVA (Reuters)- The United Nations' most senior human rights official urged China on Friday to address deep-rooted frustrations that have led to desperate forms of protest by Tibetans, including some 60 self-immolations since March 2011.

Navi Pillay called on the Chinese authorities to release detainees, allow independent human rights monitors to visit Tibet, and to lift restrictions on media access to the restive Himalayan region.

"Social stability in Tibet will never be achieved through heavy security measures and suppression of human rights," Pillay said, in a rare statement critical of China.

Her spokesman said the appeal was not issued to coincide with a Communist Party congress opening next week, but that the "time had come to talk publicly" about allegations of violence against Tibetans seeking to exercise their fundamental freedoms.

China's foreign ministry was not immediately available for comment. Beijing has branded the self-immolators "terrorists" and criminals and accused the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Dalai Lama, of inciting them.

In the statement, Pillay "urged Chinese authorities to promptly address the longstanding grievances that have led to an alarming escalation in desperate forms of protest, including self-immolations in Tibetan areas".

As United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, she said she recognized Tibetans' intense sense of frustration but urged community and religious leaders to use their influence to help prevent people from setting themselves on fire.

The victims include seven Tibetans who set fire to themselves in the past two weeks in protest against what they said was repressive Chinese rule in the Himalayan region.

"UNDERLYING PROBLEMS"

"Those are an illustration of how serious the situation is," Pillay's spokesman, Rupert Colville, told a news briefing in Geneva.

"We don't see any progress in dealing with the underlying problems facing Tibetans both in Tibet and in other areas, because quite a few of the self-immolations have been in Tibetan areas outside Tibet itself," he said, referring to Sichuan and Gansu provinces, next to what China calls the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Pillay urged Beijing to respect Tibetans' rights to peaceful assembly and expression and to release anyone detained for exercising those rights.

Arrests, disappearances and curbs on the cultural rights of Tibetans persist, she said.

Cases have included a 17-year-old girl said to have been severely beaten and sentenced to three years in prison for distributing flyers calling for Tibet's freedom and the return of the Dalai Lama, she said.

Others had been sentenced to four to seven years for writing essays, making films, or distributing photos of events in Tibet outside China, Pillay added.

Beijing brands the Dalai Lama a dangerous separatist. He denies supporting violence, saying he merely seeks greater autonomy for his homeland, which he says is a victim of Chinese "cultural genocide".

Activists say China tramples on religious freedom and culture in Tibet, which has been ruled with an iron fist since the 1950 takeover. China rejects such criticism, saying its rule ended serfdom and brought development to a backward area.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay in Geneva; Additional reporting by Sui-Lee Wee in Beijing; Editing by Jon Boyle and Andrew Osborn)
PepeLeFeux

Dollard-des-ormeaux, Canada

#3 Nov 3, 2012
Free Tibet.
Free the Xinjiang Region.
Free Hong Kong.
Free Macau.

Free China from the Communists Party Leadership.
AZN

Toronto, Canada

#4 Nov 3, 2012
PepeLeFeux wrote:
Free Tibet.
Free the Xinjiang Region.
Free Hong Kong.
Free Macau.
Free China from the Communists Party Leadership.
First free your own brain.
NWO

Vancouver, Canada

#5 Nov 3, 2012
Some friends of mine are Tibetan. I found them to be a warm, kind, and friendly people. It's horrible what they've had to endure from the Chinese. I personally believe that the struggle for freedom from the Chinese has transcended the Tibetan sphere and has become a global threat in today's world.

From my own observations, I have noticed that as China continues to grow in strength economically and militarily, the more Chinese whom I've encountered here in this country, attempt to take liberties with non-Chinese. How far will it go? I fear the worst is yet to come.
RayH

Guangzhou, China

#6 Nov 3, 2012
PepeLeFeux wrote:
Free Tibet.
Free the Xinjiang Region.
Free Hong Kong.
Free Macau.
Free China from the Communists Party Leadership.
Free Quebec!
RayH

Guangzhou, China

#7 Nov 3, 2012
NWO wrote:
Some friends of mine are Tibetan. I found them to be a warm, kind, and friendly people. It's horrible what they've had to endure from the Chinese. I personally believe that the struggle for freedom from the Chinese has transcended the Tibetan sphere and has become a global threat in today's world.
From my own observations, I have noticed that as China continues to grow in strength economically and militarily, the more Chinese whom I've encountered here in this country, attempt to take liberties with non-Chinese. How far will it go? I fear the worst is yet to come.
Yes, your slaving days are over. Get used to it.
RayH

Guangzhou, China

#8 Nov 3, 2012
You and your ex-slave owner Tibetan exile pals.

“China Seas Pirate Gangs”

Since: Jul 12

Taizhou, Jiangsu, China

#9 Nov 3, 2012
RayH wrote:
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Free Quebec!
Lets the Chinese Communist Citizen do their Vote like in Canada.

Not under the AK-47

“China Seas Pirate Gangs”

Since: Jul 12

Taizhou, Jiangsu, China

#10 Nov 3, 2012
Best ?

FREE CHINA.

“we are central empire”

Since: Sep 12

Changde, China

#11 Nov 3, 2012
I don't understand why there are so many dumbs here having been posting something meaningless, even though almost of what they did and urged are obviously impossible.Still, they persevered with the stupid job.
Childishness are poor, and also shameful. According to my experience of the last few days, I can draw a conclusion that young cynics and ignorant men in west are much more than the ones in China. LOL, I know why west is in decline.
NWO

Vancouver, Canada

#12 Nov 3, 2012
RayH wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, your slaving days are over. Get used to it.
You mean our slaving days are right around the corner.

“China Seas Pirate Gangs”

Since: Jul 12

Taizhou, Jiangsu, China

#13 Nov 3, 2012
VIVA CHINA wrote:
I don't understand why there are so many dumbs here having been posting something meaningless, even though almost of what they did and urged are obviously impossible.Still, they persevered with the stupid job.
Childishness are poor, and also shameful. According to my experience of the last few days, I can draw a conclusion that young cynics and ignorant men in west are much more than the ones in China. LOL, I know why west is in decline.
Meaningless ?

**********
Your China Communist Leaders should got rid of Karl Marx Communism 60 years ago for better now China, Karl Marx is not Chinese and why you Chinese wanna kiss hisAssss ?

Then you don't need to ask for West Investments today ? But you China doing good Labors for your own bucks, thats the West's ways babe.

LOL ........ lol

“China Seas Pirate Gangs”

Since: Jul 12

Taizhou, Jiangsu, China

#14 Nov 3, 2012
lol ......

Why Chinese Communists R so Idiot Creatures ?

And Chinese wanna rule this World with this http://www.chinabuzz.net/buzz/a-woman-pees-in...

Good Grief.
Read 4 yourself

Bexley, Australia

#15 Nov 3, 2012
PepeLeFeux wrote:
Free Tibet.
Free the Xinjiang Region.
Free Hong Kong.
Free Macau.
Free China from the Communists Party Leadership.
"Take the findings of Tony Saich at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. In a series of surveys he found that between 80 and 95% of Chinese people were either relatively or extremely satisfied with central government."

"Or take the highly respected Pew Global Attitudes surveys which found in 2010, for example, that 91% of Chinese respondents thought that the government's handling of the economy was good (the UK figure, incidentally was 45%"

“China Seas Pirate Gangs”

Since: Jul 12

Taizhou, Jiangsu, China

#16 Nov 3, 2012
Read 4 yourself wrote:
<quoted text>
"Take the findings of Tony Saich at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. In a series of surveys he found that between 80 and 95% of Chinese people were either relatively or extremely satisfied with central government."
"Or take the highly respected Pew Global Attitudes surveys which found in 2010, for example, that 91% of Chinese respondents thought that the government's handling of the economy was good (the UK figure, incidentally was 45%"
You idiot, you'd found the link/info , please show our China Topix Readers here, where or no-where ?

lol
Read 4 yourself

Bexley, Australia

#17 Nov 3, 2012
Commie SciFi wrote:
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You idiot, you'd found the link/info , please show our China Topix Readers here, where or no-where ?
lol
You fool.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20178655
PepeLeFeux

Dollard-des-ormeaux, Canada

#19 Nov 4, 2012
RayH wrote:
<quoted text>
Free Quebec!
LOL, Go sue your parents for making you so butt-ugly.
PepeLeFeux

Dollard-des-ormeaux, Canada

#20 Nov 4, 2012
AZN wrote:
<quoted text>First free your own brain.
Make yourself look presentable first, you are so butt-ugly like the Chinese guy who sued his wife for a baby that looks like him. You people are weird.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#21 Nov 4, 2012
PepeLeFeux wrote:
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LOL, Go sue your parents for making you so butt-ugly.
Free Quebec, turd.
NWO

Vancouver, Canada

#22 Nov 4, 2012
RayH wrote:
<quoted text>
Free Quebec, turd.
Not the same situation, the Quebecois have somewhat of a "distinct society" whereas Tibet has been met with genocide, both physical and cultural.

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