Phuntsok Nyidron to Seek Political Asylum in Switzerland

Phuntsok Nyidron left Washington, DC for Geneva on June 12, Dragmargyapon tells VOA that it was a personal wish of Phuntsok Nyidron who is expected to seek political asylum in Switzerland to be able to live in a country like Switzerland which hosts the largest Tibetan population in Europe. Dragmargyapon adds that a week after her arrival in Switzerland, Nyidron is expected to address a Tibetan rally planned by Tibetan organizations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein before the United Nations in Geneva as the new UN Human Rights Council opens its first session on June 19,2006.