Free Tibet Rally Outside Chinese Consulate; San Francisco, USA, Mar 2008

A Free Tibet rally outside the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, California, on March 17, 2008. This rally took place during a period of unrest in March-April 2008 in Tibet that led to a wide-scale Chinese government crackdown in the region.

On April 5 2008, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) stated that during the aforementioned crackdown the Chinese authorities arrested over 2,300 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet. According to the Tibetan Government in Exile, more than 140 people were also killed.

Taken on 2008-03-17
Source Peter M/Flickr
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