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His Holiness supports call for democracy in Burma

September 25, 2007

Monday, 24 September 2007

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama conveys his sincere
appreciation and admiration to the large number of fellow Buddhists
monks for advocating democracy and freedom in Burma.

In his message on 23 September, His Holiness said, "I extend my support
and solidarity with the recent peaceful movement for democracy in Burma."

"I fully support their call for freedom and democracy and take this
opportunity to appeal to freedom-loving people all over the world to
support such non-violent movements," His Holiness added.

His Holiness further said, "As a Buddist monk, I am appealing to the
members of the military regime who believe in Buddhism to act in
accordance with the sacred dharma in the spirit of compassion and

"I pray for the success of this peaceful movement and the early release
of fellow Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi." His Holiness further

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