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Police in Nepal Detain 185 Tibetan Protesters


Police in Nepal have detained some 185 Tibetan exiles who demonstrated outside the Chinese embassy in the capital, Kathmandu.

Sunday's arrests come after Saturday's detention of 450 Tibetans who held a similar demonstration.

The protests are the latest in the almost-daily demonstrations by Tibetan exiles in Kathmandu since March, when deadly clashes broke out between protesters and Chinese authorities in their homeland, Tibet. They temporarily suspended demonstrations in Nepal after the earthquake in China, but recently have restarted protests.

Nepal, which regards Tibet as part of China, is home to some 20,000 Tibetan refugees.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.

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