He started by expressing sorrow at the loss of life in the unsettling earthquake that wreaked havoc on the Chinese
The 72-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner of 1989 stood behind the Brandenburg Gate and went on to chat a bit about everyday life and very tellingly said absolutely nothing about the Olympics.
What he did say was that "We are not seeking separation. Tibetans want to modernize
The sweet little man played with the people at the front of the stage as his words were translated into German. At one point it was obvious that he was done speaking and so he wound up what he wanted to say and ended with something like “ok, that’s all, have a nice evening”. To which the English speakers giggled because it sounded so cute. Then after the translation was done he interrupted again and said he had more to say.
He commented on all of the Tibetan flags in the group and made a point to say that his group has no problem with the Chinese flag. That they don’t hate the Chinese, they want to live in harmony, but that
She didn’t waste a beat before she shot back at him that north
Soon I noticed that a few (I think)
What is interesting to me is that according to opinion polls Germans find the Dalai Lama more popular than their native-born Pope Benedict XVI.Check out the set of pictures from that day.