The Dalai Lama's Mortality

'The Dalai Lama equals non-violence, and without him there would be violence," said Lhadon Tethong, executive director of Students for a Free Tibet, a couple of months ago.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 07/01/2009 12:00 am EDT

'The Dalai Lama equals non-violence, and without him there would be violence," said Lhadon Tethong, executive director of Students for a Free Tibet, a couple of months ago. In Beijing, Chinese writer Wang Lixiong agreed: "If...the Dalai Lama does not return to Tibet before he dies, the moment that he dies will see general riots across the Tibetan areas of China." And he is going to die, probably fairly soon.

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