» 02/27/2009, 00.00
NEPAL – CHINA
Beijing warns Kathmandu against pro-Tibet rallies in Nepal
China’s deputy foreign minister visits Nepal, tells Nepalis about his country’s concerns over protests to mark the 50th anniversary of Tibet uprising. Bilateral deals are signed. China will help Nepal build a hydroelectric plant. Nepali prime minister plans to visit Beijing to sign a new friendship treaty.
09/03/2009 NEPAL – CHINA – TIBET
China and Nepal together against demonstrations by Nepal’s Tibetans By Kalpit Parajuli
Samdhong Rinpoche, Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile, says that as a “sovereign and independent nation” Nepal must not submit to directives by “foreign powers.” Nepal’s Maoist government reassures Beijing that it will not tolerate anti-Chinese demonstrations, signalling instead its interest for a “peace and friendship treaty.”
11/03/2009 NEPAL – TIBET – CHINA
To please China Nepal deploys police against peaceful protests
Police in anti-riot gear are deployed in great number to monitor potential flash points, including temples where Tibetan Buddhists pray. A woman in exile for the past 40 years talks about the situation.
02/03/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Tensions rising in Tibet, Dalai Lama worried, says Tibetan prime minister-in-exile
Chinese authorities ban religious festival. Tibetan monks break the ban, praying in the streets. Now police have surrounded their monastery. Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile says Tibetans should not respond to the provocations of Chinese authorities.
06/03/2014 NEPAL - CHINA
Kathmandu bans Tibetans from celebrating pro-independence uprising against China
Nepal's new, Congress-led government warns the exiled community that "protests would not be allowed, even if they are peaceful. People will be arrested." Tibetans all over the world still consider the 1959 insurrection an important moment in their history. China's crackdown gave birth to the Tibetan Diaspora, and forced the Dalai Lama to flee to India. For human rights activist, "This is not democracy."
21/03/2017 17:47:00 NEPAL – CHINA – TIBET
Police arrest hundreds of Tibetans in the wake of Pema Gyaltsen’s self-immolation in Kardze
Fifty-eight years after Tibet’s uprising, protests continue in favour of the freedom of the Tibetan people and the return of the Dalai Lama. India and China are in a standoff over the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. Nothing is known of the conditions of Pema Gyaltsen, who sacrificed himself in a week-end protest.
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