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His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama shares wisdom on dissent, death and politicians

Published online June 13, 2013 by Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama joins us in Sydney to share his thoughts on Tibetan autonomy, the lack of a meeting with the Australian Prime Minister, and the ever-invasive presence of technology in our lives.

LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: In the past three years, more than a hundred Tibetans are reported to have set themselves on fire – so-called self-immolation – to protest continuing Chinese rule and brutality. It’s a disturbing trend in a country that’s long embraced non-violent protest against China.

The country’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has always advocated a peaceful approach to resisting oppression. But, as China’s power grows and the Dalai Lama ages – he’s now 78 – there are questions about whether his influence is waning.

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Footage from inside Tibet in Australian broadcast

Published online October 9, 2012 by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Please read the full article here. Australian broadcasters filmed inside Tibet for a news documentary featuring Tibetans speaking about the self-immolations as Chinese officials blame the Dalai Lama. The broadcast and transcript by ABC can be viewed here » A Tibetan woman whose identity is […]

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