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  • LA TIMES: Crowds at L.A. Live greet Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping

    LA TIMES: Crowds at L.A. Live greet Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping As Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping began a morning of meetings Friday with Vice President Joe Biden and Los Angeles leaders and businesspeople, hundreds of protesters and supporters gathered across the street from the J.W. Marriott hotel at L.A. Live. A group of about 200 students from USC’s Chinese Scholars Student Assn. stretched along the […]

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  • LA TIMES: Xi Jinping takes in Lakers game before leaving from LAX

    LA TIMES: Xi Jinping takes in Lakers game before leaving from LAX Before catching a late-night flight to Europe, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping made one last stop in Los Angeles: Staples Center. The presumed next president of China arrived in time to catch the fourth quarter of the Lakers game. The Lakers are popular in China. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has said Xi is “a […]

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  • KPCC: Hundreds protest Tibet injustices in downtown Los Angeles

    KPCC: Hundreds protest Tibet injustices in downtown Los Angeles Several hundred activists protested Friday near downtown Los Angeles’ JW Marriott Hotel in a pro-Tibet human rights demonstration. They aimed to draw the attention of China’s next president, Xi Jinping, as he concludes a two-day visit to Los Angeles. Around an easel that held a framed photo of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, demonstrators […]

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  • Ground Report: March for Human Rights Unite Tibetans, Chinese, Syrians and Occupy LA

    Ground Report:  March for Human Rights Unite Tibetans, Chinese, Syrians and Occupy LA Los Angeles, Ca.. December 10 is the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. All throughout the world, people have taken action to support human rights groups. In Los Angeles, Ca, several organization and communities united for one common goal, Human Rights. The members of the following organizations […]

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  • Phayul: Tibetans mark Human Rights Day with protests

    Phayul: Tibetans mark Human Rights Day with protests Phayul[Wednesday, December 14, 2011 18:16] Tibetans and supporters in Canberra, Australia carry a coffin symbolic of the 12 Tibetans who self-immolated in Tibet since March this year. DHARAMSHALA, December 14: Tibetans and supporters across the world commemorated the 63rd Human Rights Day with protest marches and campaigns calling on China to respect the fundamental human […]

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  • CNN IREPORT: Global Tibetan Solidarity Movement in Los Angeles

    CNN IREPORT: Global Tibetan Solidarity Movement in Los Angeles CNN PRODUCER NOTE     tascsocal shot these pictures on October 19 of a pro-Tibet rally at the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles, California. ‘Our hope for this movement was to gain attention of the world, and to urge China to relax and withdraw the continued restrictive measures by the Chinese in Tibet,’ she said. – […]

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