Beijing has tightened security in Tibet, closing it off to foreign journalists and diplomats. Photo: AP
Beijing has tightened security in Tibet, closing it off to foreign journalists and diplomats. Photo: AP
Tibet

Beijing ‘signals shift’ on Dalai Lama with new white paper on Tibet

  • Document omits mention of willingness to engage with the 83-year-old Nobel peace laureate, a departure from a similar statement a decade ago
  • Paper comes as Beijing has tightened security in Tibet ahead of the 60th anniversary of the 14th Dalai Lama’s exile

Beijing has tightened security in Tibet, closing it off to foreign journalists and diplomats. Photo: AP
Beijing has tightened security in Tibet, closing it off to foreign journalists and diplomats. Photo: AP
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