“I have always maintained that ultimately the Tibetan people must be able to decide about the future of Tibet.” His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“When the land you’re accustomed to living in, and the land of the culture you identify with, when the lifestyle and religiosity is suddenly changed into a ‘modern city’ that you no longer recognize; when you can no longer find work in your own land, and feel the unfairness of lack of opportunity, and when you realize that your core value systems are under attack, then the Tibetan people’s panic and sense of crisis is not difficult to understand.” Gongmeng Law Research Center, Beijing, 2009

“Starting with the inhuman military action since the invasion by China in 1950, the violent suppression of Tibet and her aspirations for political, ethnic, cultural and religious self-determination has continued to this day.” German Parliament official resolution

“The General Assembly... solemnly renews its call for the cessation of practices which deprive the Tibetan people of their fundamental human rights and freedoms, including their right to self-determination.” United Nations General Assembly - Resolution 1723 (XVI)

“It would be a blasphemy against freedom if, on the one hand, the Chinese insist on democracy and freedom for themselves but, on the other hand, did not respect the Tibetans' right to choose self-determination.” Cao Changqing, former deputy editor of the Shenzhen Youth Journal

"Self-determination for Tibetans must be a priority in the U.S.-China relationship." Nancy Pelosi, Representative of the 8th District California 

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