Tibetans ‘Held After China Rally’ – BBC News

_44037335_dalai203getty.jpg From BBC News:

A group of Tibetans were arrested in western China after public calls for the return of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama , reports say.

The incident took place on 1 August at a festival in Litang town in western Sichuan, Radio Free Asia and the International Campaign for Tibet said. Local resident Runggye Adak was arrested after asking festival-goers if they wanted the Dalai Lama back. People protesting at his arrest were also detained, the reports said. [Full Text]

See also: China insists on communist government’s sole right to recognize Tibetan living Buddhas from SignOnSanDiego.

[Image: The Dalai Lama has lived in exile since 1959, from Getty Image]

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