Tibetan Olympics
Tibetan Olympics 2008

23 March 2008 — Marching on Maui for freedom in Tibet

Marchers going through the entrance to Baldwin Beach Park during the Maui Torch Relay - photo by Amanda Cowan

Dawa Tsering (left) and Tenzin Chogyal of the Maui Dharma Center lead dozens of marchers through the entrance to Baldwin Beach Park during the Maui Torch Relay late Sunday morning. Photo by Amanda Cowan

Dozens of marchers gathered at Baldwin Beach Park where a rally was held. - photo by Amanda Cowan

Dozens of marchers gathered at Baldwin Beach Park where a rally was held. Photo by Amanda Cowan

Itaj Zeegers of Holland holds a Tibetan flag. - photo by Amanda Cowan

Itaj Zeegers of Holland holds a Tibetan flag. Photo by Amanda Cowan

Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay on Maui
Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay on Maui
Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay on Maui
Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay on Maui

News: Marching on Maui for freedom in Tibet

— The Maui Dharma Center led dozens of marchers through the entrance to Baldwin Beach Park during the Maui Torch Relay late Sunday morning. Participants were hoping to raise awareness about the treatment of the Tibetan people by the Chinese government, which invaded the formerly independent nation in 1959. read

Press release: 23 March 2008 — Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay in Maui: A Peace March For Human Rights in Tibet and Around the World

— The Maui Dharma Center and The Tibetan Community of Maui announces the "Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay: A Peace March For Human Rights in Tibet and Around the World" which will take place on Sunday, 23 March 2008. The Tibetan Olympics, which will be held in Dharamshala, India, from 15 to 25 May, and before the world games in Beijing this summer, is an initiative to offer a platform for the Tibetans to speak out and bring world attention and awareness to China's continuing abuse of the Tibetan Nation and the denial of Human Rights to her people. read

Announcement

— The Maui (Hawaii) leg of the Tibetan Olympics torch relay will begin at 11 am. It will start from Maui Dharma Center, Paia, and finish at Baldwin Beach Park, which will be more than an hour's walk.

All are welcome to join!

Organisers: Tenzin Sherab, Sonam Ringpasang, Dorjee Kartso, Dawa Napali and Moonsun Khang.
Tel: 808 280 2009
or 808 280 5985
or 808 463 0493

More about the Maui Torch Relay

  • The event
  • Press release: Tibetan Olympics Torch Relay in Maui: A Peace March For Human Rights in Tibet and Around the World
  • News: Maui Torch Relay in the media
  • Gallery: Photos of the Maui Torch Relay

Organisers

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