PRESS RELEASE: 5th International March for the Freedom of Oppressed Minorities and People, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Paris, Rome, Saturday, 13 October, 3 p.m.
The Best Friend International e.V. would like to cordially invite you to this silent demonstration that aims to denounce the absence of freedom that so many Peoples and Minorities have to endure. The demonstration aims to give a wider visibility to the commitment of whoever is fighting for freedom in this world.
Considering the worsening condition of human rights in the world, we believe that it is not enough to demonstrate separately and for single situations. This year Società Libera, an independent and non partisan association, has organized the march that will take place simultaneously in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Barcelona and Brussels.
With this event the concerned communities intend to involve the people of Europe in the defence of human rights. We believe that the Western world must shake up and concretely rally about the living condition of hundreds of millions of people, and that Europe and supranational organisms must take a position in defence of minorities, instituting and celebrating a European Day for Freedom of Oppressed Minorities and Peoples.
The march will start at 3 pm on October 13, in Berlin from Martin-Gropius-Bau to Brandenburger Tor, in Paris from La Statue de la Liberté – Pont de Grenelle to Trocadéro, in Rome from Piazza Bocca della Verità to Piazza Navona, in Barcelona from Fundacio Casa del Tibet to Plaça Sant Jaume, in Bruxelles from Rond-Point Robert Schuman to Place de la Monnaie.
The promoting committees appeal to press organs and to communication operators, to acknowledge the importance and the specificity of this event, diffusing it as much as possible.
Società Libera, Tibetan, Vietnamese, Burmese, Uyghur, Cabinda, Iranian, Laotian, Khmer Kampuchea Krom Communities, Federation of Asian Countries for Human Rights, Chinese Democratic Party, Vietnamese Committee for Human Rights, The Best Friend International e.V.
The Best Friend International e.V. is a registered non-profit organization in Berlin, Germany. We oppose every form of violence, oppression and deprivation of liberty, no matter if through dictatorship, war, or any kind of mental or physical violence, such as reprisals, arbitrary injustice, deportation, rape, torture, malnutrition, or deprivation of education.
Società Libera is an independent and non partisan association. Being consistent with its own conception of Liberalism, which acknowledges supremacy and a central role to the Person and to his natural rights, it has been promoting for five years the International March for Freedom, a silent demonstration that aims to rally public opinion in defence of the freedom of oppressed minorities and peoples.
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