The body formerly known as Regional Tibetan Youth Congress Bangalore held a meeting Friday June 14, the agenda was not made publicly available, it was hoped that prominently placed would have been the matter of those within its ranks who recently declared they no longer support Tibet’s true cause for independence. Efforts by our friends over on Facebook, to establish if such individuals, had resigned were greeted throughout the day with silence.
Had they retained the slightest respect for the organization they would have immediately tendered their resignations from the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC). Unfortunately there appears to be little evidence that individual conscience is present within their membership, who announced late yesterday that RTYC Bangalore has changed its title to Bangalore TYC and adopted an objective of supporting the ‘Middle Way’ policy and carrying our social welfare projects. We hope they will enjoy their newly adopted role as uncritical supporters of a failed strategy that betrays the rights and hopes of Tibetans in occupied Tibet, who strive for their national freedom.
Meanwhile what of their continued use of the emblem and name of the Tibetan Youth Congress, an action that at best is confusing and likely to generate division? Perhaps that is the agenda which has been behind the actions of these individuals? Now which party would benefit most from moves that would seek to destabilize the TYC? The choices are clear either the Chinese authorities or the exiled Central Tibetan Administration!