TIBET, ACTIVISM AND INFORMATION

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India, a land with a long and respected tradition of peaceful dissent and free-speech has today tarnished that reputation to a degree that its most famous son Ghandi-ji would have found deeply disturbing, when in an obvious move to appease China’s sensitivities over protests relating to Tibet, Indian police forcibly ended the hunger-strike started earlier today by three executive members of the Tibetan Youth Congress at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. The tawdry excuse used by the Indian authorities was to claim ‘security reasons’ surrounding the current visit of China’s  Defence Minister Liang Guanglie

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