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Australia To Hold 'Harmony March' In Solidarity With Indian Students

by Gopalan on July 5, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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 Australia To Hold 'Harmony March' In Solidarity With Indian Students

Australian lawmaker Michael Danby has said that Australia will hold a 'Harmony March' in Melbourne in solidarity with Indian students on July 12.

Talking to reporters here on Friday, Danby, who is heading a six-member Australian parliamentarian delegation said, "We are joining the premier of Victoria in a march to express the views of the overwhelming majority of Australians condemning these attacks. On July 12 something called the "Harmony March" which will be taking place in Melbourne...will be a public expression of the vast majority of Australians...about these attacks on Indian students."

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He also condemned the unending spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia recently.

"We want to react very strongly to these attacks on Indian students, because it is not the way of the Australians...it's not Australia, all and all," he said.he group of Australian lawmakers arrived in Dharamsala on Wednesday to meet the exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, and representatives of Tibet's government-in-exile.
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The six-member delegation comprises, Labour lawmakers Michael Danby and Melissa Parke, Liberal lawmaker Peter Slipper, Independent Senator Nick Xenophon and Greens Senators Scott Ludlam and Sarah Hanson-Young.

The delegation are due to stay in Dharamsala till July 6. They are is accompanied by a handful of lawyers, journalists and activists.

The delegation met the Dalai Lama and sought greater access to Tibet for parliamentarians from across the world and media.

"We want that a group of Australian parliamentarians like European and Indian parliamentarians be allowed to visit Lhasa in Tibet, we want to (see) with our own eyes the condition of Tibetan people. We have told this to the Chinese authorities and we hope in good faith that they will respond to it," said Danby.

Source: ANI
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