Latest News Wires Dalai Lama visa request to visit South Africa denied again

In the past, South African officials were concerned about angering China if a travel visa was issued to the Tibetan spiritual leader.

By , Associated Press

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The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry into South Africa where he was going to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, his South African representative said. Concern about angering China has been cited for a visa refusal in the past.