Join our Mailing List

"We Tibetans are looking for a legitimate and meaningful autonomy, an arrangement that would enable Tibetans to live within the framework of the People’s Republic of China."

Dalai Lama a ‘divisive figure’

October 13, 2011

SA Communist Party leader Blade Nzimande has defended the government in the Dalai Lama visa debacle, saying the Tibetan spiritual leader is a “divisive figure”.

 

 

The SABC reported Nzimande as saying on Friday that the Dalai Lama was using his position to make Tibet break away from China.

 

 

“I don't think our country should be used as a platform for secession,” said Nzimande at an SACP congress in East London.

 

 

He said he was not speaking as government, but as a communist, from the SACP's standpoint. - Sapa

CTC National Office 1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor, Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1T7
T: (514) 487-0665   ctcoffice@tibet.ca
Developed by plank