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Clashes at Tibet rally in Nepal

July 13, 2008

Custer County Chief (USA)
Friday, 11 July 2008

Tibetan refugees in Nepal have clashed with police following
pro-Tibet independence demonstrations in Kathmandu.

More than 20,000 Tibetans live in Nepal since fleeing their homeland
after a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule. Nepal considers
Tibet part of China, a key aid donor, and does not allow anti-China
activities. However, exiles have been staging regular protests since
the Chinese crackdown in Tibet in March.
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