Although Beijing ignores his appeals, some Chinese are listening.
On his recent European tour, Tibet's exiled leader preached compassion, but expressed frustration over 'lies and hypocrisy' from Beijing
China's foreign minister will visit Washington today amid tension over Tibet and a US-China naval clash in the South China Sea.
China says keep out; the leader fears the Tibet tinderbox will again catch fire.
As Tibetans mark 50 years since China's occupation of Tibet, the exile community sees a major accomplishment in creating a network of schools that preserves their language and culture.
But they may yet abandon his moderate stance on China if it doesn't bring progress soon, they warned.
Woeser has sued the government, investigated Tibet's March uprising, and flouted the official line about Tibet.
Claiming his efforts have failed, Tibet's spiritual leader said exiled Tibetans should determine the course of negotiations with Beijing.