Tireless effort to advance human rights

Laureaat International Four Freedoms Award 1994

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Laureaat International Four Freedoms Award 1994

He is the religious leader of the Buddhists and the political leader of Tibet. Forced into exile since 1959 he has advocated non-violent resistance against the Chinese oppression of the Tibetan people. For his tireless effort to advance human rights in the world and his non-violent resistance to oppression, particularly in Tibet.