Tibetans applaud Labor Union Leader Jigme Ugen for this powerful speech on #blacklivesmatter

Tibetans applaud Labor Union Leader Jigme Ugen for this powerful speech on #blacklivesmatter

Jigme Ugen, the Executive Vice President of the SEIU Healthcare Minnesota gave this testimony at the recent SEIU International Convention in Detroit, during a resolution on racial justice.

As soon as the video of the speech was shared on the facebook of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, Tibetans joined to congratulate Jigme for the great speech and for “making Tibetans proud.”

Screenshot of some comments
Screenshot of some comments

Minnesota-based Jigme, who is also a prominent Rangzen activist, has also been a powerful speaker during the Tibetan protests in US.

Check this video of him speaking in front of the White House during TIBET BURNING: Global Day of Protest in 2011

To know Jigme’s story, watch this VOA interview.

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