Dhondup Wangchen Awarded With VAG Freedom Award

June 21, 2013

Lhamo Tso with Chen Guangcheng

Lhamo Tso was  first in Los Angeles (26 May) and then New York (1 June) to accept an award for Dhondup from  Visual Artists Guild.  Visual Artists Guild  (VAG) is an organisation based in the US. It holds the belief that the right of freedom of expression is the lifeblood of all artists. Its mission is to bring to the world attention whenever such a right is threatened or suppressed.

Chen Guangcheng, the blind dissident lawyer, (picture above) was the keynote speaker at the New York Event.

Read here Lhamo Tso’s acceptance speech: Huffington Post Article, by Bob Dietz, CPJ Asia Programm Coordinator

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