WASHINGTON: Rejecting Chinese language declare on deciding the Dalai Lama‘s successor, the United States on Thursday stated that this was a problem that should be taken up in international bodies, together with the United Nations.
“There are many people who follow the Dalai Lama and don’t live in China. He is a well-known spiritual leader throughout the world and deserves respect and deserves the succession process picked by his faith community…,” US Ambassador at Massive for International Spiritual Freedom Samuel Brownback informed reporters at a information convention.
Rejecting the Chinese language declare, he reiterated that it was a problem that should be taken up in international bodies.
The US goes to maintain pushing on that, stated Brownback who was just lately in Dharamshala and addressed the Tibetan neighborhood.
“He used to journey a lot, was such an excellent spokesperson. I met him a number of occasions when he travelled to the United States simply was energetic and energetic and clear. However he is not capable of journey as a lot now, so he cannot actually sort of carry the trigger the method he used to hold the trigger nearly single-handedly in the previous, he stated.
Now extra of the international neighborhood must step up and begin carrying the trigger with him and for him, he stated.
Responding to a query, Brownback stated the United Nations must take this subject of succession of the Dalai Lama.
“I believe it should be taken up by the United Nations. It should be taken up by other international bodies too, however the UN should take it up, the European a quantity of governments…round the world should take this up, he stated.
“Significantly, European governments should take this up that care about spiritual freedom and human rights…. That is one thing that must be addressed at this cut-off date, Brownback stated.
“We all know what the Chinese language are succesful and keen to do as a result of of what they’ve achieved to the Panchen Lama. So this we’re not going to be shocked what actions they are going to be keen to take. It is simply we have to get there forward of time and tackle it, he stated.
Brownback stated it is the Tibetan Buddhists who’ve the proper to find out the succession for the Dalai Lama, not the Chinese language Communist Get together or any authorities.
“To me, this is like the Chinese Communist Party, the government, saying they have a right to determine who the next pope is. This is not their right. This is the right of the Tibetan Buddhists to determine this,” he asserted.
“The Chinese government has said repeatedly they have this right. You will recall they kidnapped the Panchen Lama…. We don’t know if he’s dead or alive. And they claim that the succession has to go through them, the Chinese government,” he alleged.


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