Canada: Vancouver expecting to witness massive rally against China today
Vancouver: Canadians with ancestral origins from mainland China, Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang, India and Philippines are planning to demonstrate outside the Vancouver Art Gallery here to condemn the treatment meted by Beijing towards Hongkongers, Tibetans and occupied East Turkestan on Sunday.
They will also protest against Chinese aggression towards neighbours like India in recent times.
The protestors will demand for immediate release of the two Canadians, Michael Korvig and Michael Spavor who have been detained in China in December 2018, and charged with espionage, reports Zee News.
''We demand Beijing to respect the fundamental human rights of one million Uyghur Muslims who are detained in concentration camps to be indoctrinated with the Communist Party propaganda,'' one protestor who is associated with Vancouver Uyghur Association told the news channel.
'With the Indo Canadian community, we commemorate the 20 Indian soldiers who were killed by Chinese soldiers on defending their country’s border along the barren and uninhabited stretch of mountains in the Himalayas,'' another protestor, who is associated with Friends of Canada India Organization, told Zee News.
Canada Tibet Committee & the Tibetan Community, Friends of Canada India Organization, Global Pinoy Diaspora Canada, Vancouver Society of Freedom, Democracy & Human Rights for China,Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement (VSSDM) and Vancouver Uyghur Association will hold the rally.