The “Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty” and the “Italian Radicals” joined officially the nonviolent initiative promoted by the Tibetan Government in exile. For the first time, the Tibetan authorities in exile in Dharamsala, India, have suggested to the Tibetan diaspora, to the Tibetan living in China and to all the supporters of their struggle, an extraordinary, coordinated mobilization. On Saturday, August 30th anybody who wants show his own support for the Tibetans and for the Dalai Lama Nonviolent struggle, have been encouraged by the Tibetan Prime Minister, Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, to observe a symbolic 12-hour long fasting. The Fasting shall be observed from 7/8 a.m. till 7/8 p.m. for 12 hours. The President of the Tibetan Government in Exile asks to observe fasting, silence, meditation and prayers, but he also encourages to spread information to support the cause of Free Tibet, to urge the choice of a dialog and the need to say the truth on a regime which, for 60 years, has been occupying and repressing the so called “ Roof of the world”.
This morning, trough a letter signed by Marco Pannella, Marco Perduca, Matteo Mecacci and Maurizio Turco, the Nonviolent Radical Party informed the President Samdhong Rinpoche, located in Dharamsala that the Radicals will give their support, once again, to the Tibetan authorities by adhering to their initiative.
By adhering, the leaders of the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty stressed the importance of the active nonviolent initiative, promoted and coordinated for the first time by the top democratic leaders of the Tibetan Government in exile in India , and they reiterated their willingness to support their proposals for autonomy. Furthermore, they reaffirmed the opportunity to make public, preemptively, the plan which is going to be submitted to the Chinese Authorities by a delegation which will be sent in October to Beijing from the Dalai Lama.
We ask you, this time, to join not only us, but the whole Tibetan Community.