Watch: Tibetans protest in Margao against China's illegal occupation of Tibet

Updated On : 15 Oct , 2016 , 01:52 PM
New Delhi:

As Goa welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping, who reached Goa on Saturday to attend 8th BRICS summit, Tibetans staged a massive protest in Margao against China's illegal occupation of Tibet. 

Slogans and placards with 'China out of Tibet now' and 'Free Tibet and end the occupation' have been flashing on the streets of Margao.

The Goa Police has however detained Tibet activists who were staging protest in Margao against China's illegal occupation of Tibet ahead of BRICS summit.

According to media reports,the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) has earliar said that they plan to stage demonstrations in Goa during Xi’s visit. Xi has arrived in Goa on Saturday afternoom. The TYC demanded an end to Beijing’s “illegal occupation” of Tibet and expressed concern on the ongoing critical situation in Tibet.

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First Published : Saturday, October 15, 2016 01:33 PM
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