July 6, 2010
Kathmandu, Nepal (rushPRnews) 07/06/10 — Nepal police on Tuesday detained more than 100 Tibetan refugees who had gathered to celebrate the Dalai Lama's 75th birthday, but released them later in the day.
The government has banned Tibetans from marking their exiled spiritual leader's birthday in public places as Nepal recognises Tibet as an integral part of China.
"Those detained were released following interrogation," said Kathmandu district police chief Ramesh Kharel. "They may observe celebrations in monasteries," he added.
Police prevented Tibetans from heading towards the celebration venue at the Jawalakhel grounds in Kathmandu from different parts of the city.
Tsering Lama, a member of the Students for Free Tibet group, said it took three hours to reach the celebrations. "We had to keep finding new ways
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