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Latest International reaction to 2008 Tibetan unrest Stories

2008-08-06 12:00:16

TWO Britons were arrested today for displaying Free Tibet banners near the Olympics stadium in Beijing. The British Embassy in the Chinese capital said it was investigating and making efforts to get access to the pair, who are members of the group Students for a Free Tibet.

2008-08-06 12:00:16

OFFICIALS are investigating reports that two Britons have been detained in China after unfurling Tibetan flags and two banners outside the Bird's Nest Olympic stadium in Beijing, the British Embassy in Beijing said today.

2008-07-01 09:00:17

Text of report by Nepalese newspaper The Himalayan Times website on 1 July Kathmandu, 1 July: Police today arrested 42 Tibetan exiles from Fuklingkatti VDC [village development committee area] of Sindhupalchowk District near the China-Nepal border.

2006-06-26 02:35:35

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Tibetan exiles living in India scaled the fence at the Chinese embassy and set fire to Chinese flags on Monday, protesting against a nearly-completed railway linking Tibet with the rest of China.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.