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Fasting for Tibet outside the UN

Three men hope to draw international attention to what they call repression under Chinese rule over their homeland.

    Three men have gone on a hunger strike outside the United Nations headquarters in New York, calling for action over Tibet.
     
    They travelled a long way to draw attention to what they call repression under Chinese rule.
     
    And, as Kristen Saloomey reports, they are willing to go much further.

    CORRECTION: The script of this package incorrectly states that His Eminence Shingza Rinpoche is recognised as a reincarnation of the Dalai Lama. It should have said that His Eminence Shingza Rinpoche is recognised as a reincarnation by the Dalai Lama.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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