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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

French Municipality Dedicates Year 2004 to Tibet -


www.phayul.com

Tibet Map
"Dharamsala, March 16 - The municipality of Mouans-Sartoux, near the world famous Cannes in South France, has decided to observe 2004 as the year of Tibet as a protest against the French Government's decision to observe 2004 as the Year of China."

As Franco-Sino ties get increasingly closer (they always have been fairly close) some French are looking further than the pull of the almighty trade dollar (in this case the almighty franc) and are demonstrating against the French Government placing avarice before human rights.