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Dalai Lama offers support to Myanmar monks

September 25, 2007

Agence France-Presse

PARIS -- Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered his
support to protesting Myanmar Buddhist monks Monday and urged the
military government not to react with violence.

"I extend my support and solidarity with the recent peaceful movement
for democracy in Burma," he said in a message released by the Tibet
office in Paris and datelined Dharamsala, the seat of the Tibetan
government in exile in northern India.

"I fully support their call for freedom and democracy and take this
opportunity to appeal to freedom-loving people all over the world to
support such non-violent movements," he said.

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