Canada should be ready to press China over Tibet, says exiled PM

By David Ljunggren

OTTAWA The Canadian government can show China how to treat a region seeking autonomy and should use its experience in dealing with Quebec to press for improved human rights in Tibet, the Himalayan region’s political leader said on Tuesday.Prime Minister in exile Lobsang Sangay, like Tibetan spiritualist leader Dalai Lama, backs the so-called middle way that seeks autonomy within China. Beijing accuses the Dalai Lama of being a “splittist” seeking independence. Talks between the two sides broke down in 2010.Sangay’s visit, guaranteed to upset Chinese authorities, coincides with Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s attempts to …
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