Canadian takes key role in Tibetan politics

Dicki Chhoyang is information and international relations minister in Tibet's new parliament-in-exile.

Dicki Chhoyang
Published: Wednesday, 09/21/2011 12:00 am EDT

Earlier this month, the Dalai Lama visited Montreal, Que. to talk about universal responsibility. While he has been there several times, this was his first since last March when he devolved his political authority to the elected leader of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan community's governance body established in India. This structure was set up in the late 1950s when thousands of Tibetan refugees were forced into exile because of the Chinese invasion of Tibet.

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