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Calls for Tibetans in China to boycott celebrations

In China, many Tibetans are today marking the start of their New Year, but the Tibetan government in exile has called on Tibetans in the country to boycott any celebrations.

They say it is to protest against the heavy policing and security crackdown in Tibetan areas.

Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

  • 22 Feb 2012
  • From the section Asia
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