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Exiled Tibetans march in India

Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 00:44

Nov. 24 - Hundreds of exiled Tibetans march in India to protest against Chinese oppression in their homeland. Simon Hanna reports.

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Hundreds of exiled Tibetans march in protest against Chinese oppression in their homeland. The 120 kilometre march comes as tensions over Tibet are at their highest in years after a spate of demonstrations over Chinese rule. At least 64 protesting Tibetans have died after setting themselves in fire since March 2011. The president of the Tibetan Youth Club of Gangtok - the group that organised the march - said the self immolations are the result of Chinese repression of Tibetan rights. upsot SB Chung Chung Bhutia said that the march was a mark of protest against what he called Chinese atrocities. The rally is set to end in West Bengal on November 27th.

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Exiled Tibetans march in India

Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 00:44