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Lamp of Buddha at Shanghai Expo, to counter Tibetans
The lamp arrived in China today and will be exposed in the coming days on in the Nepal stand, after touring the main holy places of Buddhism in China. Kathmandu reaffirms that Nepal is the only place of birth of Buddha and increases relations with Beijing. China demands, once again, a halt to the activities of Tibetan Buddhists in exile in Nepal.
07/07/2011 NEPAL – CHINA – TIBET
Beijing gives Kathmandu economic aid for anti-Tibetan repression
Beijing praises Nepali police crackdown against Dalai Lama supporters. For China’s new ambassador to Kathmandu, demonstrations by Tibetan activists do not count. China and India are competing for the economic control of South Asia.
10/05/2017 13:40:00 NEPAL
Nepal marks Buddha's birthday under tight security to prevent protests by Tibetans
Celebrations are held in Lumbini, birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, and in well-known monasteries. Police have orders to closely monitor refugees. “We stand with Dalai Lama in demanding religious freedom," a Tibetan said.
06/08/2013 NEPAL - TIBET
Kathmandu, Tibetan monk sets himself on fire near Buddhist stupa
The man is the second in Nepalese to choose self-immolation to demand an end to Chinese repression in Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama to Lhasa. Meanwhile, the police arrest six Christian converts from Hinduism because "they killed a cow to eat it." The police admits: "It is not a crime, but the religious pressures are strong."
06/07/2009 NEPAL – TIBET – CHINA
Row with Beijing after Nepali MPs meet Dalai Lama
China waits no time to protest meeting. Nepali government reiterates its pro-China policy. In India the Dalai Lama’s 74th birthday are celebrated in style.
08/08/2007 INDIA - TIBET - CHINA
Over 20 thousand Tibetans from across the world protest against Beijing
14 of them have been on hunger strike for over a month. They are demanding news of the “missing” Panchen Lama and permission to travel to Tibet. For the Olympics they announce a year of public protest. An appeal to the international community.
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