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Dalai Lama cautions China

“I am deeply concerned over the situation that has been developing following peaceful protests in many parts of Tibet in recent days,” he said in a statement, reports Gaurav Bisht.
Hindustan Times | By Gaurav Bisht, Dharamsala
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2008 01:30 PM IST

Expressing his concern over the tension and violence in Tibet, the Dalai Lama urged the Chinese leadership to stop using force to suppress the peaceful movement of Tibetans.

“I am deeply concerned over the situation that has been developing following peaceful protests in many parts of Tibet in recent days,” he said in a statement released on Friday.

He maintained that the protests were a manifestation of the deep-rooted disaffection of the Tibetan people towards the ruling regime in Tibet. present governance. Calling upon asked the Chinese government to address the “simmering discontent through dialogue with Tibetan people,” he also appealed to the protesters not to resort to violence.

“Unity and stability under brute force is at best a temporary solution,” he said.

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