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Dharamshala: - Hundreds of Tibetans and Tibet supporters to held a rally in front of the United Nation's building, urging for UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon's intervention to resume dialogue between Tibetan representatives and China. The protest coincided with the UN Human Rights Council's 26th session,

Simultaneously, 17 Tibetans have held a sit-in protest in front of the United Nation's Human Right's Commissioner's Office and Palais des Nation (UNHRC Building) for the last four days to draw UN member's attention to the Tibetan cause.

As part of its yearlong campaign to urge UN Secretary General and member states to press China to resume dialogue to resolve the Tibet issue, the Tibetan Community of Swiss and Liechtenstein organized this rally. It also called for access to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Tibet at the earliest.

Tibet Bureau staff Dawa Gyatso addressed the rally as Mr René Longet, a long time supporter of the Tibetan cause, expressed his personal sympathy and solidarity with the Tibetan people.