"If Tibet dries, Asia dies"

20. November 2017, 12:49

In a very creative direct action TYAE sections New Yarlung (Wil) and Chölsum (Zurich) raised awareness about the huge threat to Tibet's environment, especially regarding water. The young members distributed bottles of water in the streets of Zurich and informed pedestrians about the exploitation of Tibet's resources while pointing out the parallels between Switzerland, the watertower of Europe, and Tibet, the watertower of Asia.

"If Tibet dries, Asia dies"

Tibet has become one of the most repressive places on earth under Chinese rule and Tibetans have no say in how natural resources on their land like water are used. Chinese companies are plundering Tibet's water with little regard for the environmental consequences or the rights of the Tibetan people from whom it is taken.

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