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NEPAL – TIBET
Kathmandu ignores European Union, denies rights to Tibetans living in exile
In a statement, the European parliament calls for free elections among Tibetan refugees. Nepali authorities refuse request in order to uphold economic agreements with China.
02/03/2009 NEPAL – TIBET – CHINA
Anyone protesting against China in Kathmandu to be arrested
Protests in front Chinese diplomatic offices are banned for an indefinite period to prevent tens of thousands of Tibetan refugees from marking the March 1959 uprising against Chinese rule.
Kathmandu to expel anti-China Tibetan refugees
Nepal’s Maoist government heeds Chinese demands and publicly announces measures against pro-Tibet protesters. Anyone without a refugee certificate, which the authorities have not released at least since 1995, will come under tight controls and will be expelled from the country.
22/04/2008 INDIA - TIBET - CHINA
Tibetan prime minister: China has made Tibet a trap to destroy us
Samdhong Rinpoche, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, analyses for AsiaNews the provocations of the Chinese government and the smear campaign against the Dalai Lama, intended to weaken even further the condition of the Tibetan population. An appeal to the international community: Beijing has been ignoring you for 30 years; do something before Tibet is destroyed.
18/11/2008 TIBET - CHINA - INDIA
Tibetans are deciding their future
Starting yesterday and until November 22, the leaders of the Tibetans in exile are discussing their stance toward Beijing. Supporters of dialogue are meeting with those who are in favor of independence. At a Tibetan leader tells AsiaNews what's being discussed, and what's expected.
05/06/2008 INDIA – TIBET – CHINA
Dalai Lama leads prayer for Sichuan victims
Buddhist leader expresses his condolence to the Chinese government for the devastating earthquake. Together with the Tibetan government-in-exile he commemorates all the victims. In Tibet police surrounds monasteries, accusing “separatists” of preparing attacks.
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