Saturday, August 08, 2009

Dalai Lama to receive International Freedom Award

Washington, Aug 8 (PTI) Tibetan Spiritual leader Dalai Lama would receive the prestigious International Freedom Award of the National Civil Rights Museum on September 23.

Announcing the award, the National Civil Rights Movement board Chairman Benjamin L Hooks described the Dalai Lama as "a living example of Martin Luther King and (Mahatma) Gandhi's non-violence in the face of political oppression and suffering