Dalai Lama In NY Urges Americans To Visit Tibet

May 3rd 2009

New York, NY, USA 3 May 2009 (By Mark Egan, Reuters) - Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday urged Americans to visit his homeland to disprove China's assertion that people are happy there.

Speaking in Manhattan, the Tibetan Buddhist, who fled his homeland in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule, said Beijing insists, 'Tibetans are very happy.' 
 
'The Chinese government never admit, never acknowledged there is a problem,' he said. 'So now I think the world community has a responsibility to show the world there is a problem.
 
'If the majority of Tibetan people are happy, then our information becomes wrong, then
 

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