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Exiled Tibetans move politics from Dalai Lama to Harvard man

Published on 28/04/2011

Exiled Tibetans, 49,000 of them worldwide, gave 55 percent of their vote to a Harvard professor, Lobsang Sangay, making him their new prime minister. The movement’s political responsibilities thus shift from the Dalai Lama, who remains their spiritual leader, to the 43-year-old professor of international law, signalling a shift in leadership to a younger generation. ...