Neither in Tibet nor in Xinjiang, it seems, do the authorities wish to acknowledge their mistakes.
A decade ago, "tired of sloganeering in India," he crossed clandestinely into Tibet and was arrested by Chinese border guards.
Nor has the Karmapa ruled out the possibility of returning to Tibet.
said to be a corruption in Chinese or Arabic of Bod, indigenous name, of unknown origin. As an adjective in English, Tibetian is older (1747) but Tibetan (1822) is now the usual word.
Note: The Dalai Lama, religious and civil leader of Tibet, was forced into exile in 1959, when the Chinese annexed the country.