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Laser etched and cut construction grade laminated natural or carbonized bamboo ply grown and milled in the Peoples Republic of China, fabricated sterling silver, Associated Press published image.

Dalai Lama Cameo, 2008

The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhism and the political leader of Tibetan people. He has lived in exile since the 1959 Chinese invasion.

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Dr. Harry Wu Cameo, 2008

Dr. Harry Wu a human rights activist in the Peoples Republic of China, was imprisoned for 19 years as a “counterrevolutionary rightist”.  During his incarceration he was beaten, tortured, and starved, and witnessed the deaths of many fellow prisoners from brutality.

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Palden Gyatso is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was arrested for protesting in 1959 during the Chinese invasion. He spent 33 years in Chinese prisons and labor camps,where he was extensively tortured.

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