SA barring Dalai Lama is a travesty

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and FW de Klerk are right to voice their outrage at the government for not allowing the Dalai Lama to attend the 2010 World Cup peace conference .

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and FW de Klerk are right to voice their outrage at the government for not allowing the Dalai Lama to attend the 2010 World Cup peace conference .

The government should encourage political dialogue between the Chinese and the Tibetans to resolve Tibet's autonomy and not allow China to intimidate us. South Africa is not an extension of China's political sovereignty and even trade with that country should not be allowed to extinguish our quest for the universality and indivisibility of human rights.

MB Skosana MP chairman: IFP foreign relations committee

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