/* javascript ----------------------------------------------- */ <body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d6234500\x26blogName\x3dChina+Letter-News+and+Human+Rights\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_BLOGSPOT\x26navbarType\x3dBLUE\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://uygurletter.blogspot.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_AU\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://uygurletter.blogspot.com/\x26vt\x3d2962660376196259147', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

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, April 28, 2004

Day 26: Tibetan Hunger Strike

On Day 25 Strikers receive more mail and flowers. Pic Phayull.com "The UN Human Rights mechanisms have given an unprecedented attention to the cases of Panchen Lama, TulkuTenzin Delek, and other Tibetan political prisoners. "

So said Bertrand Ramcharan, Acting High Commissioner of Human Rights for the United Nations in seeming response to the continued hunger strike of three Tibetans in front of the UN building in New York.

"These issues have received the dedicated attention of the 1503 procedure and, in 2003 alone, 8,226 communications signed by more than 15,000 individuals" Ramcharen said commenting on UN's activity on the issues.

The UN Human Rights Commissioner then went on to urge the Tibetan Hunger strikers to end their 26 day strike.

Times of Tibet Tibetan Political Prisoners Receive UN Attention: