Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama speaks during a press conference in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on September 11, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Next Dalai Lama could come from India, exiled spiritual leader says as he warns that successor chosen by China won’t be trusted

  • Beijing has said its leaders have the right to approve the Dalai Lama’s successor, as a legacy inherited from China’s emperors
  • Many Tibetans, however, suspect any Chinese role as a ploy to exert influence on the community
Topic |   14th Dalai Lama

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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama speaks during a press conference in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on September 11, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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