05 May '11, 1am

The Dalai Lama reportedly suggests that Osama's death was justified, but his office later clarified the remarks

The Dalai Lama reportedly suggests that Osama's death was justified, but his office later clarified the remarks

Tibet's exiled spiritual leader implied that the killing of Osama bin Laden was justified, saying if it was necessary to take counter-measures, 'you have to take counter-measures'. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LOS ANGELES - TIBET'S spiritual leader the Dalai Lama suggested that killing of Osama bin Laden by US was justified, a report said on Wednesday, although his office sought to clarify the remarks. Asked about Osama's death at an event on Tuesday in Los Angeles, where the Buddhist leader was at the start of a trip to five US states, he said the Al-Qaeda chief may have deserved compassion and even forgiveness. But, cited by the LA Times, he said: 'Forgiveness doesn't mean forget what happened. If something is serious and it is necessary to take counter-measures, you have to take counter-measures.' The Tibetan spiritual leader did not broach the Osama question during two further ev...

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