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Nepal: 17 tibetani che eludono regole cinesi arrestati nel Dolakha

La polizia giovedì ha arrestato 17 tibetani (10 uomini e 7 donne) mentre stavano entrando di nascosto in Nepal senza documenti di viaggio da Lamabagar del distretto di Dolakha.

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Police on Thursday arrested 17 more Tibetans while they were sneaking into Nepali soil from Lamabagar of Dolakha district. The arrested Tibetans, who entered through Nepal’s open border with Tibet include 10 men and 7 women. They did not possess travel documents, reports said.A police team from Gogar police post had arrested the Tibetans fleeing Chinese rule in Tibet on Thursday evening and handed them over to the District Police Office.The arrested Tibetans now face either deportation to Tibet, imprisonment in the country or would be handed over to United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Last Saturday, police had arrested four Tibetans from the same place in Dolakha while they were sneaking into Nepali soil. Prior to that, 10 Tibetans were arrested by the police while they were entering Nepal illegally from Tibet via Lamabagar in Dolakha district on Jan 17. Following pressure from Beijing, Nepal has tightened security along its border with Tibet in an attempt to prevent influx of Tibetans in Nepal.

Fonte: Dossier Tibet, 27 febbraio 2010