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Tibetans in Switzerland protest visit of Chinese premier

Harold Mandel, The Examiner.com: During his recent visit to Switzerland Chinese Premier Li Keqiang found out the hard way that he can not seem to escape from protests by Tibetans worldwide. The Tibet Sun reported on May 25, 2013, Switzerland’s Tibetans protest amid China premier’s visit. Tibetan exiles have urged Swiss authorities to raise China’s human rights record during a landmark visit by Premier Li Keqiang to discuss a trade deal.

Hundreds of Tibetan demonstrators rallied in the Swiss capital of Berne, waving Tibetan flags and chanting slogans such as “free the prisoners”, “stop the killing” and “long live the Dalai Lama.”…

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