Reto Nause’s political legacy will be forever stained as he was the city official who agreed to the targeting of non-violent Tibetan protestors by armed snipers in his hometown of Bern, Switzerland. He was following the craven policy of appeasement adopted by the Swiss Authorities in its relations with China.
The image below was posted across the internet by activists @tibettruth and shows marksmen with telescopic sights aiming high-calibre rifles towards the Tibetan protest.
Image: Courtesy of @tibettruth
Given the violations of civil and human rights imposed upon Tibetans during the visit to Switzerland by China’s Xi Jinping the group lobbied Swiss Parliamentarians and Government. An open communication was published to Reto Nause but so far he has refused to respond to the serious concerns that letter presents. It may be read on the website of Tibettruth here: https://tibettruth.com/2017/01/18/open-letter-to-swiss-authorities-on-disproportionate-and-discriminatory-policing-of-tibetan-protest/