Palden Gyatso is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was born in Tibet in 1933. During the Chinese invasion of Tibet he was arrested for protesting and spent 33 years in Chinese prisons and labor camps, where he was extensively tortured. After his release in 1992 he fled to Dharamsala, in exile. Wikipedia*
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Palden Gyatso has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Rally.