The Dalai Lama has launched a fierce attack on Chinese rule in his Tibetan homeland, describing its people’s lives as “hell on Earth”. Five decades of Chinese rule had caused “untold suffering”, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader said, accusing Beijing of creating a climate of fear. He also repeated his demand for Tibet’s “legitimate and meaningful autonomy”.
The same time a Chinese high official announced that China will never be a …democracy as the westerns understand it! So what type of democracy they are planning? My name is dictatorship but I call myself democracy?
Chinese state media has renewed its criticism of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, as two of his envoys prepare to meet Chinese officials.
The Tibet Daily repeated accusations that the Dalai Lama had masterminded anti-Chinese riots in Tibet in March. This is a charge he denies. The Tibetan government-in-exile said his envoys would convey his suggestions for bringing peace to Tibet.
Sunday’s talks will be the first such contact since the protests. Western governments have been pressing China to renew dialogue with the Dalai Lama. There have been six meetings between China and the Dalai Lama’s envoys since 2002, but no breakthrough.
The Tibetan envoys “will convey His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s deep concerns about the Chinese authorities’ handling of the situation and also provide suggestions to bring peace to the region,” a statement from the Dalai Lama’s office in Dharamsala, India, said.
There has been no official comment from China about the talks. A spokesman for the Dalai Lama told Japan’s Kyodo News agency that the envoys had arrived in Hong Kong and that the meeting would take place in the southern city of Shenzhen.
That’s for the ones who believed that the Olympic Games will change something in China!
Chinese officials will hold talks with the Dalai Lama‘s representatives, state media says, in the first meeting since rioting broke out in Tibet last month.
Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying a meeting would take place “in coming days”. Beijing has consistently blamed what it termed a “Dalai clique” for fomenting unrest in Tibetan areas of China.
But the Tibetan spiritual leader insists he has no political role and played no part in the protest. Xinhua quoted an unnamed official as saying the government had taken into account “requests repeatedly made by the Dalai side for resuming talks”.
They are definitely trying to stop him from his earthly activities …permanently!
Unfortunately not by throwing at him red book or spiritually! Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has accused the Dalai Lama of masterminding recent violence in Tibet’s main city, Lhasa. Well he is a …mastermind after all! Speaking at the close of parliament, Mr Wen also said that the exiled Tibetan leader’s claim of “cultural genocide” in Tibet was nothing but lies.
China’s response to the violence had been restrained, the premier said. China says 13 people were killed by rioters in Lhasa. Tibetan exiles say at least 80 protesters were killed in a crackdown by Chinese security forces.
You must really love it when they come with things like that, violence has been restrained, right if they are not killed, they will be soon! The family pays the bullet, in the case of the monks the bill goes to ….Dalai Lama!