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Dalai Lama accuses China of ‘demographic aggression’

November 3, 2007

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama accused China of what he called “demographic aggression”, saying his people had been reduced to a minority in his homeland under Beijing’s rule.

“Every Tibetan mind lives with fear and feeling of terror,” the exiled leader said at a function by religious and peace groups here to celebrate him being awarded the top US Congress civilian honour last month.

“The population of (Tibetan capital) Lhasa used to be 50,000 to 60,000. Now it is 300,000, of which 200,000 are Chinese,” he said.

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