March 10, 2011 6:52 AM

Dalai Lama steps away from political role over Tibet exiles

The Dalai Lama on Thursday announced that he intends to transfer his political authority over the Tibetan government in exile to an elected leader, a move that he said would promote democratic development but that the Chinese government slammed as “tricks to deceive the international community.”

Related content

Suggested for you



Nation & World Videos