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