A Lotus Grows in Brooklyn

For a Free Tibet
March 13, 2010, 7:14 pm
Filed under: Buddhism, New York miscellany | Tags: , , , ,

This past gray, chilly Wednesday evening I came upon a Free Tibet protest in Union Square, which was peaceful, respectful, and of course, well-regulated by the NYPD. I later learned that it was part of worldwide protest to “commemorate the 51st anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day and to show solidarity with a new nonviolent resistance movement gaining momentum in Tibet,” according to Phayul.com.

There had been a march over the Brooklyn Bridge to the U.N. earlier in the day, and the rally I saw was apparently a group of Uigyur students describing how similar their struggle is to the Tibetan struggle, which is interesting

I thought I’d share a few photos.


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