China Official Says Dalai Lama “Making a Fool” of Buddhism

BEIJING, March 28 – Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is “making a fool” of Tibetan Buddhism with suggestions he may not reincarnate, or reincarnate as something inappropriate, and the faithful are not buying it, a Chinese official wrote on Monday. China says the Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in India after a

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Exiled Tibetans To Elect Leader to Sustain Struggle Against China

DHARAMSALA, India, March 20 – Exiled Tibetans across India and overseas started voting on Sunday to elect a political leader for the next five years, in a bid to help sustain their struggle to secure complete autonomy for Chinese-ruled Tibet. Men and women in colorful dresses formed long queues outside temporary polling booths in a

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Big Audience for Panel With Dalai Lama Despite Beijing Protest

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, March 12 – The Dalai Lama took part in a panel of Nobel Peace Prize laureates in Geneva on Friday, addressing a full auditorium about Chinese repression in his native Tibet despite Beijing having urged people to shun the event. China wrote this week to diplomats and U.N. officials calling on them not to

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