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China / Tibet / Panchen Lama Controversy #431157

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 02, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Beijing: Rebecca MacKinnon) The return of Panchen Lama Gyancain Norbu to Tibet reported; details given of claims that the real Lama is Gedhum Choekyi Nyima, currently held in detention in China. [Institute of Nationality Studies HAO Shiyuan(thru translator) - says the successor chosen by the Dalai Lama cannot be accepted.] [Tibet autonomous government Nema TSERING(thru translator) - says there is a political struggle in Tibet between splitists and anti-splitists.]

MacKinnon, Rebecca;
Woodruff, Judy

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