May Day 2012: a Year in Protests

By Amelia Hennighausen - 2012-05-01T15:02:15Z

Photograph by Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images

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Tibetan Protestors, Nepalese Police

In a photo taken on March 10, 2012, Nepalese riot police arrest Tibetan protesters in front of the consular section of the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu during a protest marking the 53rd anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan Uprising against Chinese rule. For decades, Nepal has been a haven for Tibetans fleeing China, but activists say this is jeopardized by Beijing's growing influence over its Himalayan neighbor.

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