Protest against Human Rights Violations in China Staged in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, 14 June - The Slovene capital was host to a peaceful protest on Wednesday staged by Amnesty International Slovenia (AIS) against human rights violations in China. Honouring the memory of the victims from Beijing's Tiananmen Square, where a massacre of students took place 11 years ago, the protest which was organised in front of the Parliament Palace coincided with the visit of Li Peng, President of the Chinese Parliament, to Slovenia. Some 50 participants were joined by members of the Society for the Support for Tibet, who chiefly stressed the violations of human rights in Tibet.

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