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Lady and the Lama

posted on June 22, 2012

On Tuesday, The Dalai Lama and Myanmar opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, met in London. The Economist reports that the “Dalai Lama, who had previously called for Miss Suu Kyi’s release from house arrest, is reported to have told her ‘I have real admiration for your courage.’” But the meeting of the two Nobel peace prize laureates may strain relations between Myanmar’s opposition party, the National League for Democracy, and China. “It would surely hurt [Suu Kyi’s] movement if she were to join the Dalai Lama in China’s official view as a ‘jackal in monk’s clothing,’” writes The Economist

Read at The Economist