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Human Rights

“The candle burns not for us, but for all those whom we failed to rescue from prison, who were shot on the way to prison, who were tortured, who were kidnapped, who ‘disappeared’. That’s what the candle is for.”

- Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International

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Friday, February 9, 2024

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Democracy

“Democracy doesn't recognize east or west; democracy is simply people's will. Therefore, I do not acknowledge that there are various models of democracy; there is just democracy itself.”

- Shirin Ebadi

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Tibet

“The existing relationship between Tibet and China had been that of patron and priest and had not been based on the subordination of one to the other.”

- 13th Dalai Lama

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Religious Freedom

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

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Human Rights
“The candle burns not for us, but for all those whom we failed to rescue from prison, who were shot on the way to prison, who were tortured, who were kidnapped, who ‘disappeared’. That’s what the candle is for.”
- Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International
Democracy
“Democracy doesn't recognize east or west; democracy is simply people's will. Therefore, I do not acknowledge that there are various models of democracy; there is just democracy itself.”
- Shirin Ebadi
Tibet
“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.
Religious Freedom
“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”
- The 14th Dalai Lama
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Human Rights
“Freedom of speech is the manifestation and validation of life. Without it, life ceases to be life”
- Ai Weiwei
Democracy
“Democracy doesn't recognize east or west; democracy is simply people's will. Therefore, I do not acknowledge that there are various models of democracy; there is just democracy itself.”
- Shirin Ebadi
Tibet
"Tibetans shall be happy in the land of Tibet, and Chinese in the land of China."
- Excerpt from the inscription of the Sino-Tibetan treaty of A.D. 821-823.
Religious Freedom
“Religious freedom is freedom of our thought”
- The 14th Dalai Lama
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