Two Nobel Peace laureates hold White House talks, despite Chinese warnings.
Household shrines in Tibet are bereft of images of the popular red-robe-clad figure after China dubbed the Dalai Lama a separatist.
President Barack Obama urged China to renew talks with the Dalai Lama’s envoys on Tibet
China’s communist government will decide on the reincarnated successor of the Dalai Lama when he passes away.
China has issued its strongest recent criticism of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama - calling him a political exile who directly heads an illegal theocratic government.