Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Fri 20, Sep 2019 11:49 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Photo News
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Modern material-oriented education leads to dependence on alcohol, drugs and suicide when emotion flares: His Holiness the Dalai Lama
China urges US to stop pushing bill on Tibet that "undermines" China’s Dalai Lama claim
Dalai Lama leaves for Delhi, Mathura for public engagements
International Economics of Happiness Conference comes to Ladakh to address development challenges
German parliamentary delegation calls on Dalai Lama, visits CTA
Chinese Prof. echoes how China’s national park system ignored the important role of local residents
Revised TPA bill proposes sanction on Chinese official impeding Dalai Lama’s reincarnation
“I commend India for its deeply rooted religious pluralism,” Dalai Lama's in birthday wishes for Modi
Tribals in Odisha seek cancellation of Tibetan refugees’ land lease
Bill to modify Tibet policy Act 2002 introduced in US House of Representatives
 Latest Photo News
Nearly 3000 Students from eight countries listened to teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Three day annual teachings for youth began today. June 3, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
more photos »
Peaceful protest outside the Chinese Consulate in Kathmandu
whatabouttibet.com[Wednesday, August 20, 2008 00:45]
By Luke Ward

Kathmandu, August 19 - Today at 3pm, bus loads of Tibetans once again drew up beside the King's Palace, and began to head for the Chinese Consulate on Hattisar Road. However, as usual, the police had some prior knowledge of the protest, and turned out in large numbers, with more police soon arriving. The first protest since last Thursday's energetic protest, this protest had far fewer numbers, meaning that the Nepalese police were soon able to was quelled by the police's shear numbers without much need to resort to the extreme violence of recent protests. In total, over 240 Tibetan protesters were arrested, and from what I could see there were no serious injuries, although there was the odd kick, and a few protesters ended up on the floor. The Tibetan protesters were as vocal as ever, but outnumbered, and keen to avoid the scenes of last week, in which police also turned on journalists, the protest ended after half hour, with almost all participants arrested. However, the protesters had once again spread their message to locals and the foreign press alike- Tibetans in Tibet are suffering whilst the world watches China's Olympic spectacle.

With a heavy presence of Nepal Peace Brigade and UN Observers, Nepalese police behaved comparatively far better than they have done at recent protests, with last Thursday's (14th August) particularly violent, and with 19 serious injuries. Then, a large number of the police even seemed to be enjoying themselves. However brutal the police may be, we must also understand that they are acting under orders from the Nepalese government, which is becoming increasingly subservient to their powerful donors, the Chinese government. With the election of former Maoist rebel Prachanda to the position of Prime-Minister, and the strong position of the Maoists in the new Republic's government, it seems likely that Tibetans in Nepal may come under increasing pressure from Chinese influenced policy.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Tibet will be free again (wds1)
free tibet (srigzin)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
iTunes blocked in China after protest stunt
Beijing criticizes Dalai Lama meeting with French officials
Post-Olympic clamp on Muslim Xinjiang possible
China detains “citizen journalists” and activists in Beijing
China detains 35 Pak Olympic spectators as terror suspects
Elderly women to be 're-educated' for Olympic protest: son
Bright lights spell out "Free Tibet" on banner in Beijing
Peaceful protest outside the Chinese Consulate in Kathmandu
China detains US artist preparing Tibet protest
Photo Galleries
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online