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The Dalai Lama of Tibet, advocate for nonviolence, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, spoke on the occasion of the 6th anniversary of Tiananmen Square:

One of the most encouraging, moving and hopeful events in the recent Chinese history has been the democracy movement of 1989. The world had a rare opportunity to see the human face and spirit of China. Millions of Chinese brothers and sisters displayed openly and peacefully their yearning for freedom, democracy and human dignity. Although they had been born and raised under the slogan that "power grows out of the barrels of guns", they embraced nonviolence in a most impressive way reflecting the values for which the movement stood.


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