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Dalai Lama's Retirement: political farce
08:35, April 06, 2011  

Dalai Lama's Retirement: political farce

The Dalai Lama urged his "parliament" to amend "Charter of the Tibetans in Exile" on Mar. 11, 2011, and called off "all of the administration work in the name of 'the Dalai Lama" .

This "Retirement Issue" soon became the spotlight among his Tibetan followers and western supporters. Later, the "parliament" announced to establish a panel to help realize the Dalai Lama's decree.

The panel proposed that "all administrative rights and liabilities" exercised by the Dalai Lama would be separated into 3 parts, including "cabinet in exile", "parliament in exile" and "the supreme court in exile", while the Dalai Lama had to instruct the "government in exile" on major issues.

But soon after the proposal got rejected since some "members of parliament" thought that "it has completely violated true aspiration of Tibetans in China and in exile". Some American journalists gave commentary that it is probable that Dalai Lama will finally "retain his post to obey the wills of the Tibetan people"……

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