The Conservative Party of Canada has called on China to end the persecution of people who practice their religion, including Christians, Tibetans and Uighurs.
In a statement issued on the 62nd anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day, Canadian Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole said Canada should stand behind those who fought for religious freedom.
The leader of the Conservative faction paid tribute to “courageous women and men who sacrificed their lives for Tibetan reasons”, while expressing their support for the non-violent struggle for Tibetan people for true independence, human rights and justice over the past 62 years. years, without evil or compromise.
“This is a great test of the strength and beauty that defines the sanctity of the Dalai Lama and the people of Tibet,” the statement read.
He also expressed his commitment as a leader of the Canadian Conservative party to protect religious freedom and to protect human rights for those who are oppressed and victims of abuse.
“The Conservatives have called on China to stop harassing people who practice their religion, including Catholics, other Christians, Tibetans, Uighurs and workers in Falun Dafa, including the killing of Uyghur people,” the statement read.
“At a time when religious and religious freedom is at stake, Canada must support those who fight for religious freedom,” the statement said.
Last month, the Canadian parliament passed a resolution rejecting China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims.
The proposal, backed by the opposition Conservative Party, was approved by a 266-0 vote in the House of Commons on Monday, although Trudeau and his entire cabinet rejected it.
Tibet was an independent country before the Chinese invasion in 1950 when the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) invaded northern Tibet.
March 10 is regarded as the ‘Martyrdom Day’ of Tibet, dedicated to the patriotism of Tibetan heroic men and women.