More recently, traditionally Tibetan regions of western China have been racked by a series of self-immolations by Buddhist clergy and lay people calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, now 83 years old. The government says rioters killed 18 people. On Wednesday, China's Communist Party chief in Tibet insisted that the Tibetan people feel more affection toward the government than to the Dalai Lama, who fled following the abortive uprising against Chinese. Also, on a visit to Prague on Wednesday, the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile said he was heartened to see support for his people in the Czech Republic. Chinese web cam Tibtan in Tibet has grown harsher since anti-government protests in culminated in attacks web cam Tibtan businesses and individuals of Han Chinese ethnicity, the country's ethnic majority. The Xinhua editorial did not directly mention Sunday's uprising anniversary, referring to the events of instead as the inauguration of "democratic reform" that saw the dismantlement of the Buddhist hierarchy and feudal structures. Tashi Tsering, chair of the Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan, recalled what he called China's history of reneging on agreements to Tibetans and others. China has web cam Tibtan to meet with the Dalai Lama or his representatives until they surrender their conditions for a greater degree of autonomy and submit to Beijing's authority unequivocally. Related Stories. In India's capital, New Delhi, at least 3, Tibetans marched about 3 kilometres 2 miles through the centre of the city on Sunday carrying Tibetan and Web cam Tibtan flags. The statements in official media came as Tibetans and their supporters marked the anniversary Sunday and called for greater international support.