Our amazing team across Twitter have just reported that the anonymous action which operates as #Op_Tibet has released a video statement ahead of Tibetan Independence Day February 13 in which they announced an intention, as a demonstration of solidarity on that day, to strike out against websites of China’s regime.
Looks like Anonymous is set to strike against Chinese government websites this February 13, an action of solidarity (on Tibetan independence day) which is being reported across Twitter. We’d like to thank @AnonymousTibet for sharing news of this and to all those hacktivists who will be taking part, including #teamriddler #Op_Tibet and #BlackHat. Your active support for Tibet’s just cause is greatly appreciated. Thanks to @anonymzmeduza for her graphic.
What an amazingly positive day this is proving for Tibet’s cause, across the internet and social media people are discussing and sharing about Tibetan independence, over on Twitter the flag of Tibet is being shared far and wide. Wonderful to see such solidarity and good-hearted actions.
Special mention must be made to those Anonymous activists who have again shown a remarkable capacity to break through China’s internet defenses and wreak havoc with Chinese government websites. There has been much buzz over on Twitter over the past week and it was great to see that ‘Operation Tibet’ was going to strike on Tibetan Independence Day in support of Tibet’s just cause.
Imagine the applause then which erupted over the past few hours as Anonymous targeted a number of websites run by China’s regime, some operating in occupied Tibet, and left a trail of wreckage, defacement and hacked sites, including that of the Supreme Court of China, which was taken offline by hacktivists earlier this morning. Others have been trashed, including a site linked to East Turkestan, the content of which has been removed and replaced with unreadable characters. While two sites that cover regions in Eastern Tibet have been completely crashed!
It’s a remarkable action and this Blog wishes to express a genuine gratitude to those anonymous individuals who have invested their skill, experience and energy in striking a blow for Tibet at the virtual heart of China’s tyrants. Thanks are due also to our many friends on Twitter and also @tibettruth for sharing information on this latest action, as we have said previously, together we make the difference! Awesome work guys and the oppressed people of Tibet would be very happy and encouraged to learn of such incredible support.
“One of the most important treaties between the Tibetan Empire and the Chinese Empire dates back to AD 821-822. The text, carved in Tibetan and Chinese on a stone pillar near the Jokhang temple in Lhasa states that “Great Tibet” and “Great China” would act towards each other with respect, friendship and equality.” Words & Image Above Courtesy Of Jamyang Norbu
February 13 is Tibetan Independence Day a date to honor and recall the fact that historically Tibet was a sovereign state that enjoyed its own national freedom, government and diplomatic relations with neighboring countries. In the context of international law Tibet remains an independent nation under an illegal occupation, with Tibetans a distinct and oppressed people, with the right to external self-determination, whose basic rights are not being respected and subject to heinous human rights abuses. Such peoples, in theory, have a right to external self-determination, and this signifies that such peoples have a right to remedial secession and independence. Today people around the world who care for Tibet, human rights and justice have an opportunity to express solidarity with the Tibetan people in that rightful cause.
Many thanks for all the messages of support which have been received and to our many friends on Twitter and Facebook who have been actively supporting efforts to ensure that others are made aware of Tibet’s independence. Thanks also to those anonymous activists who have announced their support for Tibetan Independence Day, according to a number of posts on Twitter then a number of Chinese government sites look set to be targeted by ‘Operation Tibet’. If any of our friends have any more information or news on that do get in touch.
In preparation for February 13, a day of protests and commemorating the proclamation of Tibet’s independence, following the expulsion of Chinese forces a century ago, Tibetans are giving notice to China’s consulates (such as this one in Toronto) that it might get loud!