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Thread: Xi Jinping Defeated in #Nepal - The #Chinese President reacted angrily after Nepal refused to sign an extradition treaty aimed at deporting #Tibetan refugees back to #China - Nepal is home to 20,000 Tibetan refugees, 9,000 in Kathmandu alone bitterwinter.org/xi-jinping-def…
The status of Tibetans is uncertain, as Nepal has never signed the Geneva Convention and Protocol on refugees. In the past, some refugees have been stopped at the border, and under Chinese pressure the police has prevented anti-CCP demonstrations to be organized in Kathmandu.
Nepal's attitude is not enough for the CCP. They want the Tibetan refugees deported to China, starting with those who tell to international media the story of the atrocities they suffered in Tibet. Chinese media & pro-CCP Nepalese media started to claim they are “false refugees.”
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Fair warning... Get ready for a thread celebrating H.H. the @DalaiLama's 84th birthday 🎂! Performances included! Honored to join @IRF_Ambassador, @AmbDMitchell, @USAID & @officeoftibet @NgodupTsering7 on the visit of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts to the U.S. & Canada.
First, a #quote. Whether #HongKongProtests or #girlseducation in South Asia, or a myriad of issues in #America, don't forget:

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." ~H.H. the Dalai Lama

Next: Get ready for some video! ⬇️
A beautiful evening begins w/ the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), founded by the Dalai Lama in India, in exile from Tibet, in 1959. Then the Tibetan Music, Dance & Drama Society, it was established to preserve Tibetan artistic heritage, esp. opera, dance & music.
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#Tibetan Nuns Beaten by #Chinese Guards For ‘Weeping’ in Detention - “During political re-education classes, they have to perform Chinese patriotic songs, learn to dance & watch Chinese propaganda films” 👎🇨🇳👎 rfa.org/english/news/t…
Tibetan nuns evicted by Chinese authorities from a Tibetan Buddhist study center in Sichuan have been singled out for harsh treatment by their guards after showing signs of distress during political re-education sessions, according to Tibetan sources.
The nuns, part of a larger group of over 3,000 monks and nuns removed this year from the Yachen Gar center in Sichuan’s Palyul county, are now being held in Jomda (in Chinese, Jiangda) county in the Tibet Autonomous Region’s Chamdo (Changdu) prefecture, sources say.
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