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In pictures: Tibetan exiles rally

Tibet protesters outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

There have been rallies around the world in support of protesters in Tibet - including at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

A Tibetan protester in front of the Chinese embassy in Paris on Tuesday

The exiles are demanding an end to China's 57-year rule in the Himalayan region - and denouncing the Chinese response to unrest, like this mock poster in Paris.

A riot policeman stands in front of Tibetan protesters at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday

Riot police were on guard at the European Union headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

Handout photo dated 18 March of a member of staff talking to a protester inside the Terracotta Army exhibition room at the British Museum, London

In London, the protests even extended to a display of China's 2,000-year-old Terracotta Army, at the British Museum.

Tibetan monks participate in a peace prayer in Dharamsala, India, on Tuesday

In Dharamsala in northern in India - where Tibet's government in exile is based - monks expressed anger while praying for peace...

Tibetans protest in Delhi, India

... while protests have been held in cities around India.

Tibetan protesters hold a candlelight vigil outside the presidential palace in Taipei on Tuesday

In the Taiwanese capital Taipei, protests continued for a second day. The issue of Tibet is a particularly sensitive one in Taiwan, whose independence China does not recognise.

Tibetans protest in Sydney, Australia

In Sydney, Australia, Tibetan immigrants and supporters waved flags and shouted anti-Beijing slogans outside the Chinese consulate.

Tibetans protest in Seoul, South Korea

Demonstrators in South Korea say there has been violent suppression of dissent in Tibet.





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