Geneva, 30 March 2018: Representative Ngodup Dorjee of office of Tibet, Geneva met with Member of Parliament, Senators of the Czech Republic and Tibet support groups from 27-29 March 2018 in Prague.
Under coordination of Ms. Andrea Svobodová, Tibet supporter from Czech Republic, meeting program has been organized for Representative Ngodup Dorjee with several Member of Parliament and senators from various parties. The meeting primarily focus to update the current political situation of Tibet with issue of State interference in Religious freedom, restriction in Tibetan culture and language, monitoring and surveillance, case of Larung gar and self-immolation protest against China’s repressive policies. Member Parliament and Senators have been appealed to urge Czech Federal government to raise the issue of Tibet in the bilateral dialogue with China and other international platforms.
Besides the issue of Tibet, Representative Ngodup Dorjee has also urged all the Parliamentarians and Senators to form “Czech Parliamentary Group for Tibet” as early as possible to raise the issue of Tibet in Czech Parliament and to support the Middle way Policy formulated by CTA seeking Genuine Autonomy for Tibetan People within the framework of Chinese constitution which is a win-win proposition and to resolve the issue of Tibet peacefully.
Following are the member parliament and senators who have received Representative Ngodup Dorjee in Prague:
Frantisek Kopriva, MP from Pirates, Jan Farský, MP from STAN, Jan Cizinský, MP from KDU-CSL, Jaroslav Bzoch, MP from ANO, Marek Benda, MP from ODS, Karel Schwarzenber, MP from TOP 09, Markéta Adamová-Pekarová, MP from TOP 09, Jiri Dienstbier, Senator from CSSD and Tomas Czernin, Senator from TOP 09
The Representative have also had meeting with Tibet support groups from Czech Republic such as Lungta, Potala, Most, Czech Support Tibet, Tibet Open House and NGOs (Amnesty International, and Forum 2000).
In a separate meeting with Mr. Jakup Klepal, Director of Forum 2000, the Representative has urged to follow up for the formation of Czech Parliamentary Group for Tibet as early as possible.