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In pictures: Tibet protests

The Dalai Lama arrives a an event commemorating Tibetan Uprising Day at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharamsala, India

A day of protests marked the 49th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's escape from Tibet after a failed uprising against Chinese rule.

Sergia Delia, member of Italian parliament, waves off marchers in Dharamsala, India

More than 100 Tibetan exiles in India set out on a march from Dharamsala to Tibet.

Marchers in Dharamsala, India, shout slogans

They were protesting against China's hosting of the Olympic Games later this year.

Marchers in Dharamsala, India

But police in Dharamsala said they were prevented from leaving the area.

Buddhist monks in Dharamsala, India

Organisers say they represent tens of thousands of Tibetan exiles, and want to draw attention to what they see as Chinese suppression of Tibetan identity.

Tibetan exiles clash with police in Kathmandu

The Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, also saw clashes between police and Tibetan protesters...

Greek plain clothes police offices try to take away the torch from the hands of Tsultim Gope, centre, a shot-putter and member of the Tibet team

... while Greek police intervened when Tibetan athletes began protesting at the site of Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games.





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