July 6, 2012 - Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal - Tibetan refugees gather to celebrate Dalai Lama's birthday on the grounds of Chugsamon temple. Exiled Tibetans in Nepal were banned from observing His Holiness' birthday; few hundred Tibetans gathered in Chugsamon temple in Kathmandu to observe birthday ceremony organized by exiled Tibetans despite heavy security forces being dispatched. Nepal government fears that Tibetan ceremonies and observances can lead to anti-Chinese protests.

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July 6, 2012 - Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal - Tibetan refugees gather to celebrate Dalai Lama's birthday on the grounds of Chugsamon temple. Exiled Tibetans in Nepal were banned from observing His Holiness' birthday; few hundred Tibetans gathered in Chugsamon temple in Kathmandu to observe birthday ceremony organized by exiled Tibetans despite heavy security forces being dispatched. Nepal government fears that Tibetan ceremonies and observances can lead to anti-Chinese protests.
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July 6, 2012 - Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal - Tibetan refugees gather to celebrate Dalai Lama's birthday on the grounds of Chugsamon temple..Exiled Tibetans in Nepal were banned from observing His Holiness' birthday; few hundred Tibetans gathered in Chugsamon temple in Kathmandu to observe birthday ceremony organized by exiled Tibetans despite heavy security forces being dispatched. Nepal government fears that Tibetan ceremonies and observances can lead to anti-Chinese protests. Nepal's chief government administrator from the Katmandu district, warned that any public displays that led to anti-Chinese rallies would not be tolerated; but authorities did say they would allow exiled Tibetans to celebrate privately without anti-Chinese rhetoric or displays..The Dalai Lama has lived in the Dharamsala in India since his exile from Tibet when Chinese forces took over the country in 1959. Born in 1935, the spiritual leader is recognized by Tibetans as the 14th Dalai Lama. (Credit Image: © Agron Dragaj/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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