Beijing Olympic Flame Arrives in Tibet

The Beijing Olympic flame is going strong

LHASA – Tibet – The Chinese Olympic flame arrived in Tibet yesterday held by a burning Tibetan monk.

Jiang Xiaoyu (C), the executive vice president of the Beijing
Organizing Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games (BOCOG), showed
off the Tibetan buddhist monk who was the Olympic flame to the assembled International press crews in theĀ  Lhasa main square.

Amidst the Chinese troops beating and shooting unarmed Tibetan civilians and monks there was an air of calm as the Tibetan monk who is the Beijing Olympic flame sat quietly burning.

Jiang Xiaoyu (C), the executive vice president of the Beijing
Organizing Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games (BOCOG) exclaimed: “This is historic day for Olympic game. China very proud to be part of the spirit of the Olympic flame. You can pour more gasoline on him now Xiang Xzong or the Olympic flame go out.”

The Chinese Olympics promises to be a smouldering success.