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Caption: About 20.000 Tibetans live in Nepal, but with­out cit­i­zen­ship or refugee status., Credit: Mikel Dunham
Image by: Mikel Dunham 
About 20.000 Tibetans live in Nepal, but with­out cit­i­zen­ship or refugee status. 

Nepal: Front Line of Exile

From: The Tibet Connection
Length: 06:00

Tibetan exiles in Nepal are stuck in a no-man's land, residing there legally yet unable to get driver's licenses or open bank accounts, lacking many basic rights.

Rn-nepalphoto_small Tibetans in Nepal also have no right of assembly at all. Religious pilgrimages and even basketball tournaments are broken up by government agents as being illegal assemblies.

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Piece Description

Tibetans in Nepal also have no right of assembly at all. Religious pilgrimages and even basketball tournaments are broken up by government agents as being illegal assemblies.

Broadcast History

Broadcast on the Tibet Connection, April 2011

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

The roughly 20-thousand Tibetans living in Nepal have almost no rights in that country, and even fewer opportunities. Yet a few young Tibetans are trying to change their circumstances. Rebecca Novick (NOH-vik) reports.

OUTRO:

Related Website

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rebecca-novick/tibet-refugee-china_b_836969.html