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Pelosi calls for support to Tibet’s just cause

Mar. 11 (Tibet.net): Nancy Pelosi, a top Democratic Leader and former speaker of the US House of Representatives, reaffirmed her support for the just cause of Tibet on the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan people’s national uprising. “The Tibetan people have accumulated legitimate grievances from decades of heavy-handed Chinese government policies in Tibet.  Tibetans have been economically marginalized in their own land, imprisoned for peaceful expression, and barred from the free practice of their faith. So powerful is the image of the Dalai Lama that Tibetans are imprisoned for simply owning pictures of him.

“We must heed the Dalai Lama’s transcendent message of peace.  And we must stand with the people of Tibet in their ongoing struggle,” Pelosi said.

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