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His Holiness expresses deep concern over tense situation in Tibet

March 15, 2008


Friday, 14 March 2008, 7:04 p.m. Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai
Lama said: "I am deeply concerned over the situation that has been
developing in Tibet following peaceful protests in many parts of
Tibet, including Lhasa, in recent days."

His Holiness stated" "These protests are a manifestation of the
deep-rooted resentment of the Tibetan people under the present

As I have always said, unity and stability under brute force is at
best a temporary solution. It is unrealistic to expect unity and
stability under such a rule and would therefore not be conducive to
finding a peaceful and lasting solution.

His Holiness said: "I therefore appeal to the Chinese leadership to
stop using force and address the long-simmering resentment of the
Tibetan people through dialogue with the Tibetan people."
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