‘Murder in the Snow’

Far Eastern Economic Review:
March 2008
Dharamsala – Lobsang Samten is a tiny 18-year-old who wears the red robes of a Tibetan Buddhist nun. Her head is shaved to a fine, black stubble. It is hard to believe that this shy, diminutive woman raced over a Himalayan glacier as Chinese border police shot at her and 74 other Tibetans trying to escape to Nepal. Their crime? The desire to go to school, practice their religion and see the Dalai Lama.



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