August 12th 2009



I am deeply saddened by the extended detention of Aung San Suu Kyi to a further period of house arrest. 


As a fellow Buddhist, I would like to once again appeal to the Burmese authorities to show magnanimity and understanding by releasing her. Doing so will not only contribute towards reconciliation but also will be a goodwill gesture.


The Dalai Lama


August 12, 2009



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