People of Taiwan Still In Thoughts of the Dalai Lama

June 16th 2008

The Dalai Lama gestures during an interview with the 'Taipei Times' at his residence in Dharamsala, India, on June 7.
PHOTO: LOA IOK-SIN, TAIPEI TImeS

Taipei, Taiwan, 16 June 2008 (By Loa Lok-sin, Taipei Times) - From politics to the Olympics, human rights to life during half-a-century of exile, the Dalai Lama shared his views on a variety of topics during an interview with the Taipei Times at his residence in Dharamsala, India, on the morning of June 6.

Without much formality and after only a brief greeting, the Dalai Lama began the conversation by praising Taiwan’s democratic achievements.

'The second transfer of power has just taken place in Taiwan ... I think this shows that Taiwan is a true democracy,' he said in Tibetan. 'Many people say that democracy is not suitable for Asian countries

 

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