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"On my part, I remain committed to the process of dialogue. It is my firm belief that dialogue and a willingness to look with honesty and clarity at the reality of Tibet can lead us to a viable solution."

Dalai Lama calls for immediate end use force against Tibet by China

January 25, 2009

Friday, 23 January 2009
DHARAMSHALA: Dalai Lama has  called for an immediate end to the use of force against the Tibetan people by China and said that the stability cannot be created by force, but rather by trust.
While addressing the students of Madras University, the Tibetan Leader said "The trust should come out of mutual respect and therefore the people and government of China must deal with the issue realistically and logically. He further added that, I am sure we will achieve's only a matter of time before that will happen."
"While the spirit and determination of the present generation of Tibetans is stronger than the previous ones, there is more global awareness about our struggle," His Holiness said, adding that the Tibetan issue is supported by a section of the people of China.
Many Chinese people, including students, teachers, lawyers and intellectuals have expressed support for the Tibetan people's peaceful call for freedom in Tibet and their deep-seated against the wrong policies of the Chinese government. The Chinese government must look at our struggle logically and realistically," His Holiness said. Stating that he wanted the modernisation and development of Tibet, His Holiness asserted that the people would not take to violent ways of struggle.
His Holiness expressed his gratitude to the Government of India for offering the 'best facilities' to Tibetan refugees.
"No country in the world offers as good educational and other facilities like India does to Tibetan refugees," His Holiness said.
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