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Dalai Lama 'trying to force democracy'

The Dalai Lama has confirmed that he intends to give his political responsibilities to an elected figure. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader said the process would begin next Monday. Thubten Samdup, representative of the Dalai Lama to the UK, and Isabel Hilton, an expert on China and Tibet, analyse the decision.

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