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Also, by repeatedly claiming that "the Han Chinese invade Tibet" or "China invades Tibet", the Dalai Lama wants to create an impression that Tibet is an independent country, and it is the Han Chinese's entry into Tibet that caused "ethnic conflicts".

It is ridiculous and baseless for the Dalai Lama to refer to so-called "conflicts between the Tibetan and Han Chinese" as the Tibet issue. The real Tibet issue is the fact that the imperialist forces, led by the British, invaded China in the 19th century and early 20th century. They intended to seek "Tibet independence" by supporting the upper-class separatists in Tibet. Those separatist activities not only harmed national unity, but also severely damaged the harmony among ethnic groups.

A meeting at Simla (Now Shimla) in then British India in 1914, backed by Britain, went further to try to separate Tibet from China. After the meeting the upper-class separatists in Tibet continued to try to separate Tibet from China, and in the 1940s they tried to drive the Han Chinese out of Tibet.

The real unity between the Tibetan and the Han Chinese took place after the peaceful liberation of Tibet in 1951, as a result of an agreement between the central government and Tibet's local government, and the entry of the PLA into Tibet. Only after the liberation, Tibetans no longer suffered humiliation caused by the invasion of imperialists. Thanks to the same reason, the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama, who then administrated two different regions of Tibet, reached reconciliations.

What the PLA did after entering Tibet, such as building roads and bridges and providing medical treatment to locals, have long be remembered and praised by Tibetan people. But now the Dalai Lama tries to ignore even distort the history. This is indeed a fallacy.

After the Xinjiang riot on July 5, the Dalai Lama chose to stand by the side of the separatists. In his statement on the deadly riot that killed nearly 200 people, the Dalai Lama called Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region "East Turkestan", an obvious hint that he did not recognize that Xinjiang is a part of China.

During an interview with the BBC, the Dalai Lama said, "The last 60 years of policy regarding different nationality or ethnic groups, not only in China's case but also in the former Soviet Union, is a failure."

The Dalai Lama's comment on China's policy of ethnic groups is a total distortion.

To ensure that all ethnic people living in China could enjoy their rights and interests, the government has adopted the administrative system of regional autonomy of ethnic minorities.

By carrying out the system in the five autonomous regions, the government has trained lots of cadres of ethnic minorities and the regions have achieved great progress in economic and social constructions with the minorities' religious freedom and ethnic traditions well preserved.

China's policy of ethnic minorities will continue to be improved to secure the national unity, solidarity and people's interests of all ethnic groups.

Regarding the Dalai Lama's comment, if he has no ulterior motive, then his words are too cursory and he must be ignorant of the government's policy.

The Dalai Lama has lied many times in commenting China's policies and Tibet's history. Many people are asking when the Dalai Lama will stop lying, but I would rather think that it is too hard for him.

The Dalai Lama tried all means to beautify the reign of his Kashag, the exiled Cabinet, which had conducted had cruelly ruled the people living in Tibet. At the same time, the Dalai Lama pretends to be a moralist and peacemaker.

The Dalai Lama and his followers in exile cannot represent the Tibetan people, and the people who try to plot separatist activities will never succeed. If the Dalai Lama truly wants to maintain ethnic solidarity, he should take real actions.

(Xinhua News Agency August 19, 2009)

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