His Holiness the Dalai Lama [US Capitol, Washington, DC]

This photo shows the Dalai Lama in Statuary Hall giving remarks to the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. On September 21, 1987, at the invitation of Caucus Chairs Tom Lantos and John Porter, the Dalai Lama presented his Five Point Peace Plan which called for: Tibet to become a zone of peace; the end to the policy of population transfer of Chinese onto the Tibetan plateau; respect for Tibet’s environment and removal of all nuclear weapons and facilities from the plateau; and the commencement of earnest negotiation on Tibet’s future.”