Dalai Lama’s words misinterpreted, there was no massacre, says Tibetan leader
In an interview with AsiaNews, the leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile stressed that the “incident” reported by the paper in reality “never took place.”
Urgen Tenzin, head of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), confirmed the information.
“After hearing the news the TCHRD got in touch with its sources inside Tibet and no one had any information about the massacre,” he told AsiaNews.
The TCHRD also spoke with the Dalai Lama’s Private Office in Dharamshala which confirmed that “the interpreter made a mistake in the translation, misinterpreting His Holiness’s words,” said Urgen Tenzin.
The Private Office is scheduled to issue a statement in the next few hours to shed more light on the matter.