Tibetan refugees protest outside Chinese embassy in India
Publisher: Kyodo News, Japan
Story date: 16/11/2011
Language: English

NEW DELHI, Nov. 16 – A large number of Tibetan refugees held a protest march Wednesday outside the Chinese Embassy in India, demanding independence for Tibet.

The protesters also submitted a memorandum to the Chinese president through the embassy in New Delhi demanding China withdraw military and security forces from the Kirti Monastery in Tibet.

The memorandum also demanded respect for the fundamental rights of Tibetans and freedom of religion.

Tibetans living in exile in India gathered near the Nehru Museum and marched towards the embassy in the high security diplomatic enclave.

The protesters carrying anti-China placards were stopped outside the Chanakyapuri police station, which is close to the Chinese mission

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