Thursday, 10 July 2008

Athletes urged to show hands for Tibet at Olympics

Filed under: Human Rights,Nonviolence — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 20:43 PDT

If a coach or athlete makes a “T” sign with their hands at the Olympic Games in Bejing next month, it will probably indicate their support for Tibet rather than a request for a refreshing cuppa at the finish line. With four weeks to go until the start of the first Olympics to be held in China, human rights activists are calling on competitors and spectators to show their concern for the situation in the Himalayan region by forming a “T for Tibet” with both hands.

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