Three Tibetans detained
New Delhi: Three Tibetan activists were detained Wednesday when they were going towards Qutab Minar to protest against Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie`s visit.
Police detained three persons from the Mehrauli bus stand, a senior police official said.
The protesters shouted slogans, unfurled Tibetan flags and called for India`s support and global intervention in securing freedom for their homeland.
"As the world`s largest democracy with history of struggle based on Mahatma Gandhi`s principles of non-violence and non-cooperation, India has a moral obligation to stand in solidarity with the Tibetan people`s non-violent struggle for freedom," Dorjee Tsetan, National Director of Students for a Free Tibet-India, said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Indian members of Students for a Free Tibet launched an online petition addressed to External Affairs Minister S M Krishna urging him to make a strong statement "condemning China`s crackdown in Tibet" and calling for a multilateral forum to resolve the crisis.
Organisers said the petition will be delivered to him on October 2.
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