Except Tenzin Tsundue, 13 Tibetan Activists Released from Prison

From the 14 Tibetan activists arrested by the Indian police ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit, 13 of them have been released on Tuesday. However, Tibetan poet and activist Tenzin Tsundue has not yet been released with them as his bail papers have not yet reached the prison officials according to the sources.

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Arrests of Tibet Activists Marked Xi’s Visit to India and Nepal

The historic bilateral meet between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in South India was marked by arrests of Tibet activists from all parts of India. Even before the arrival of Xi, arrests of prominent Tibetan activists began in India and the arrests continued till the end of the two day meet.

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PM Modi Didn’t Prevent Dalai Lama’s Meeting with Xi in 2014

The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala has recently clarified that Chinese president Xi Jinping did not give a definite response for a requesting to have meeting with His Holiness in 2014. The clarification has been issued after a book by a prominent journalist claimed that according to His Holiness, Modi government was very cautious at allowing the meeting to happen.

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Xi had Agreed to Meet Dalai Lama but Cautious Indian Govt. Stopped it

The Chinese president Xi Jinping had actually agreed to meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama back in 2014 but the cautious Indian government had stopped it from happening. His Holiness is reported to have revealed the case according to a book written by Sonia Singh called ‘Defining India: Through their eyes”.

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Chinese Student Who Called Xi Jinping ‘Xitler’, Wrote ‘Free Tibet’ May Face Prison Time

Mr Kwon Pong, an ethnic Korean student who studied in America, was taken to Chinese police custody in September last year, reports the New York Times. Mr Kwon shared a selfie on Twitter where he wore a T-shirt which had the word ‘Xitler’ emblazoned on it. Mr Kwon now faces trial for “inciting subversion” and may even face prison time since the Chinese government dismissed his lawyers days before the trial began.

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