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14 June, 2005

Chinese Diplomats in Scandinavia protest visit by Dalai Lama, who speaks out for Tibetan self-rule

A story running in the Australian online newspaper today discloses that the Dalai Lama has called for greater self-rule by Tibetans. The Chinese government warned that His Holiness should not engage in political activities during his trip to Scandinavia. Chinese diplomats protested the official reception of His Holiness, and China had "expressed concerns to the Swedish" about the visit.

Read the entire article at The Australian web site.
6/15: This story is also now being carried on the Hindustan Times web site as a story called "Dalai Lama defies Beijing, calls for greater Tibetan autonomy"

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