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China should meet with the Dalai Lama while it still can

By Dhondup T. Rekjong
January 25 2022 - 6:25pm
As critical voices toward China get louder, the Dalai Lama has largely avoided direct criticism of the country and even its government. Picture: Marijan Murat/DPA via Getty Images

At 86, the Dalai Lama is beloved around the globe for his promotion of world peace, religious harmony and the need for climate action. But while the Western world protests China's human rights abuses, the Dalai Lama is eerily quiet. The spiritual leader of Tibet remains hopeful for a better future for Tibet with China.