Tag: Dalai Lama
UK visit by China’s PM proves controversial
On his first trade visit to the UK, Li Keqiang could agree to investment deals worth £18bn. It’s good for business, but should the UK be doing more to confront China about human rights?
Monks set themselves alight in Tibetan protest
Eleven Tibetan monks and nuns have set fire to themselves this year, in protest at Chinese rule over their homeland. They want independence – but is it worth the battle?
A new era for Tibet as Dalai Lama steps down
The holiest monk of Tibetan Buddhism is retiring from politics after decades of service to his people. Now Tibet’s exiles face an uncertain future.