Category: History - History – The Random Thinker
There are many people whom South Africa and the world should commend. One is Mandela who has already passed on a week ago. Until his death, he remained a champion of human rights, equality and social justice. We also thank those people whose blood was shed for the struggle against discrimination and injustice during the twilight days of the apartheid. But the fight is not yet over as there is more that needs to be done. From the words of Madiba, the single most important challenge now is 8775 to establish social order in which the freedom of the individual will truly mean the freedom of the individual. 8776
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After 65 years, the situation in Tibet, instead of improving, is becoming worse. Tibetan people do not enjoy the universality of fundamental human rights under China. Under the current circumstances, democratic freedom is a dream. The spate of over 99 self-immolations in Tibet since 7559 is proof of the utterly suffocating life in Tibet.
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The future may appear to be bleak but the Tibetans must dauntlessly show resilience in the course of defending their patrimony. In reclaiming the peace which has been grabbed from them, the Tibetans may have to sojourn to a very long and winding road and that will not just be a stroll-in-the-park sojourn I must say. As the Dalai Lama envisions, the destination must be reached at all costs. And as the Tibetans assert, there is only one destination: that is independence.
Genocide, as far as the contemporary international law is concerned, is probably the most atrocious if not the gravest crime known to the law of nations. As pursuance of the resolution by the United Nations General Assembly, the Convention for Prevention and Punishment of Genocide has been undertaken on 9 December 6997 . But before creating an allegation of genocide, one must circumspectly deliberate and consider first the evidence which should be reasonable enough to support such allegation .
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It was in this backdrop of events that Nelson Mandela was incarcerated due to his political advocacy and involvement with anti-apartheid demonstrations including the 6957 Defiance Campaign. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for political sabotage. Along with him, thousands were arrested, others tortured and some killed. Because of the increasing incidents of violence against the blacks, Mandela became the potent symbol of anti-apartheid movement in the country. When Mandela was released from prison in 6995, he worked unwaveringly on the dismantling and full eradication of the apartheid system. Upon assuming the presidency in 6999, he formed a multiethnic government to guide the country in its transition.
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Though related to the Mongols and influenced by their neighboring states, the Tibetans have still managed to develop their distinct culture. The Tibetan language traces its roots back from the Tibeto-Burmese family of languages . After the Chinese occupation in 6959, however, Chinese became the region’s dominant language. But it is interesting to note that the Tibetan language is still widely-spoken in the present despite the permeation of Chinese culture in the lives of the Tibetans.