Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 19, Apr 2015 07:35 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Desmond Tutu arrives in Dharamshala to talk about Joy with Dalai Lama
Father of seven dies in self immolation protest in Ngaba
SFT, USTC refute letter from Office of Tibet on March 10 incident
CTA calls Chinese White Paper "frenzied"
Land grab petitioner missing after visit by police
Tibetan monk arrested and released with trial pending in Chone
Ngaba on high alert, body of self immolator not handed to family
Tibetan nun sets herself ablaze in Kardze
Violence not an answer to violence, says Dalai Lama
Tibetan writer Shokjang arrested
 Latest Photo News
Tibetans and supporters participate in a candle light vigil to pay respects to Dhumkar (Nekyab), 139th Tibetan to self immolate since 2009, Mcleod Ganj, April 17, 2015.Phayul Photo :Kunsang Gashon
Tibetans take part in a candlelight vigil in honor of a Tibetan nun named Yeshi Khando who self immolated on March 8, 2015 in Kardze County. TCV Day school, Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks to members of the media on his arrival at the airport in Tokyo, Japan on April 2, 2015. Photo/Jeremy Russell/OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Dalai Lama, Tibetan parliament welcome Suu Kyi's release
Phayul[Monday, November 15, 2010 13:25]
Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys freedom after seven years of house arrest. Photo: AP
Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys freedom after seven years of house arrest. Photo: AP
Dharamsala, November 15 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama welcomed the release of fellow Nobel Laureate and Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Tibetan leader expressed hopes that the government of the People's Republic of China will release 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, currently serving 11 years of imprisonment in Chinese prison.

In a statement posted on the Tibetan leader's official website, the Tibetan leader said, "I welcome the release of fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and extend my appreciation to the military regime in Burma."

The Tibetan leader who is currently touring Japan extended his "full support and solidarity to the movement for democracy in Burma" and appealed to freedom-loving people all over the world to support non-violent movements.

Meanwhile, the Tibetan parliament in exile also sent congratulatory message to Suu Kyi saying Suu Kyi's call for national reconciliation will pave way for true democracy in name and in practice in Burma.

"The Tibetan Parliament in Exile welcomes the unconditional release of Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest. Suu Kyi's indomitable spirit to push for democracy in Burma even during the 15 years of her detention is an inspiration for millions of others who aspire for freedom and democracy," the Tibetan Parliament said in a statement Monday.

The TPIE also called on the Burmese Military Junta to release all other political prisoners including Min Ko Naing, U Gambira and U Khun Htun Oo.

The TPIE said Suu Kyi's thinking resonates the views of His Holiness the Dalai Lama that the 21st century is the century of dialogue. "We sincerely hope the Military Junta will open its arms and seek a lasting non-violent solution to the issues in Burma that will be beneficial for not only the people of Burma but the whole region."
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments ยป
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Dalai Lama, 5 other Nobel laureates pray at Hiroshima peace memorial
Dalai Lama, Tibetan parliament welcome Suu Kyi's release
Tibetans, supporters protest Hu at APEC Forum in Japan
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2015 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement