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Wednesday's Quote of the Day

09:24 UK time, Wednesday, 19 March 2008

"They can examine my pulse, my urine, my stool, everything" - the Dalai Lama said as he invited the Chinese to investigate their allegations that he had instigated violence in Tibet.

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao accused the Dalai Lama of being behind the days of rioting in Tibet, but the spiritual leader of the Tibetans denied it, restating his commitment to non-violent protest. His colourful denial and invitation to the Chinese to probe further was apparently accompanied by colourful miming of the actions.

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