BBC’s reporter Michael Bristow finished his trip in Tibet and contributed three articles “looking at the economic, cultural and religious impact of being governed as an autonomous region of China.” Below is a part of his answers to the questions readers asked about his trip:
…It is very hard for me to understand how you can claim that there is even minimal political and religious freedom in Tibet.
Johann Kupeczki, Cooloola Cove, Australia
People can worship openly on the streets and in temples and monasteries, so there is at least some level of religious freedom. However, the fact that the Dalai Lama cannot be openly venerated shows the limits to that freedom….[Full Text]