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Nepal’s media rejects China’s threats for Covid-19 criticism

February 22, 2020 2:59 am0 comments
Nepal’s media rejects China’s threats for Covid-19 criticism

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’20) – Seventeen editors from across the Nepal’s media have on Feb 20 rebuked China for trying to muzzle free speech after its ambassador Hou Yanqi said Feb 18 that her country “reserves the right to further action” after The Kathmandu Post suggested Beijing’s secrecy had made the Covid-19 […]

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Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

January 24, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – Nepal and China are discussing the modalities for bringing into force an agreement signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kathmandu in Oct 2019 for handing back to each other their citizens who had illegally crossed into the other side’s territory within seven days of being detained, […]

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Nepalese protest against alleged Chinese border encroachment not seen as affecting bilateral ties

November 14, 2019 5:12 am0 comments
Nepalese protest against alleged Chinese border encroachment not seen as affecting bilateral ties

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13’19) – The official position of China and Nepal is that the two countries do not have any border dispute following the signing of a border agreement in 1961. But on Nov 11 angry protesters in Nepal burned effigies of Chinese President Xi Jinping after a recent government report […]

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Failed Nepal extradition deal prompted Xi’s ‘crushed bodies, shattered bones’ outburst?

October 16, 2019 5:53 am0 comments
Failed Nepal extradition deal prompted Xi’s ‘crushed bodies, shattered bones’ outburst?

(TibetanReview.net, Oct15’19) – Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grim warnings of “crushed bodies and shattered bones” referring to the ongoing, months-long weekend protests in Hong Kong was said to have been partly prompted by his anger at failing to get an extradition deal from Nepal. The deal, if signed, would have […]

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Nepal to charge Xi-visit arrested Tibetans for ‘indecent behaviour’

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Nepal to charge Xi-visit arrested Tibetans for ‘indecent behaviour’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct14’19) – As Chinese President Xi Jinping left after concluding his Oct 12-13 state visit, Nepal is to charge 24 Tibet activists, most of them Nepali Citizens of Tibetan descend, for indecent behaviour, reported english.onlinekhabar.com Oct 13. It is not clear what actions on their part earned them this […]

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Nepal and China declare themselves strategic partners, everlasting friends

October 14, 2019 4:29 am0 comments
Nepal and China declare themselves strategic partners, everlasting friends

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13’19) – Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a 3.5 billion RMB (NRs 56 billion) to Nepal over the next two years to help the latter’s development programmes during his meeting with his counterpart Ms Bidya Devi Bhandari on Oct 12, reported the PTI news agency Oct 13. However […]

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22 Tibetans, rights activists held ahead of Chinese President’s arrival in Nepal

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22 Tibetans, rights activists held ahead of Chinese President’s arrival in Nepal

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13’19) – Police in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu had arrested 22 alleged free-Tibet movement campaigners and human rights activists over the past three days on suspicion of planning to hold protests during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Oct 12-13 state visit to the country, reported thehimalayantimes.com Oct 13. Five were held […]

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‘China pressing Nepal to sign extradition deal during Xi’s Oct 12 visit’

October 11, 2019 4:23 pm0 comments
‘China pressing Nepal to sign extradition deal during Xi’s Oct 12 visit’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09’19) – Under pressure from China mainly with Tibetans in mind, Nepal is preparing to sign an extradition treaty during the Oct 12 visit of President Xi Jinping, reported english.khabarhub.com Oct 4.  Nepal has so far not signed such an agreement with India, the reported noted. The report cited […]

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Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

September 11, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10’19) – Brushing aside pleas from local bystanders and, in fact, warning them against speaking about it, police in Nepal’s northwestern corner district of Humla have on Sep 5 evening dragged away and handed over to Chinese border forces six Tibetans who had just crossed over to seek asylum, […]

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Nepal bans Dalai Lama birthday celebrations

July 6, 2019 11:28 pm0 comments
Nepal bans Dalai Lama birthday celebrations

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06’19) – Nepal officially marked the 84th birthday of the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader and the 1989 Nobel Peace prize, by issuing an order on Jul 5 banning its celebrations. Police in Capital Kathmandu were stated to have cited specific instruction from the country’s home ministry to […]

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