China’s Tensions With Dalai Lama Spill Into the Afterlife - NYTimes.com
"Zhu Weiqun, a Communist Party official who has long dealt with Tibetan issues, told reporters in Beijing on Wednesday that the Dalai Lama had, essentially, no say over whether he was reincarnated. That was ultimately for the Chinese government to decide, he said."
Comment: Well I certainly would not want the Chinese Communist Party having any say on what happens to me after I die! I prefer to trust in the Grace of God.