Tibetan Uprising Day

62nd Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day Commemorated in Taipei with March, Prayer Ceremony

A march is held annually in Taipei to commemorate Tibetan Uprising Day, which remembers the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese occupiers in Tibet. This year the decision was made to hold the march on the Sunday before Tibetan Uprising Day on March 7th and to hold a prayer ceremony at Liberty Plaza on March 10th...

60th Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day Commemorated in Taipei, Campaign for Dalai Lama to Visit Taiwan Announced

Several hundred marched in the rain to commemorate Tibetan Uprising Day today. Tibetan Uprising Day commemorates a 1959 uprising against China’s military occupation of Tibet. This year is the 60th anniversary of the uprising, making this year’s commemoration an especially significant one. Notably, a campaign to petition for the Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan was announced at the commemoration...