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

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

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