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DHARAMSHALA, JUNE 4: The Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has offered his prayers for those who died at Tiananmen square for freedom democracy and human rights twenty five years ago.
“These values are the foundation of a free and dynamic society. They are also the source of true peace and stability.
“While great progress has been made to integrate China into the world economy, I believe it is equally important to encourage China to enter the mainstream of global democracy.
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“This will help China to gain the trust and respect of the rest of the world, enabling China to fulfill its potential in playing a leading role in global affairs,” a statement on the Tibetan leaders official website said.
Meanwhile, the Tibetan exiles here were informed about the June 4 massacre of hundreds of Chinese students with a film screening, and a panel discussion.
The event was organized by Students for a Free Tibet-India and Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, Dharamshala.
“We stand in solidarity with chinese brothers and sisters who continue to fight for their freedom despite 25 years of suffering and harsh repression by the CCP regime,” said Tenzin Tselha, Grassroots Director of Students for a Free Tibet-India.
Nyima Yangtso, Vice President of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, said, “We call upon world government to uphold truth and pressure China in bringing justice to the Tiananmen Victims and protect Human Rights and freedom”
Dhadon Sharling, Member of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, Tenzin Jigme, President of the Tibetan Youth Congress, Lukar Jam, Executive member of the Gu Chu Sum Movement of Tibet and Dorjee Tseten, Students for a Free Tibet Asia Director participated in a discussion on the significance of the day.