In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital

China's president, Hu Jintao, visit to Delhi for the fourth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit have provoked strong reactions from the Tibetan community. Worried about protests, the police has been detaining Tibetan activists in the capital, attracting strong criticism.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
China's president, Hu Jintao, visit to Delhi for the fourth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit has provoked strong reactions from the Tibetan community. Worried about protests, the police has been detaining Tibetan activists in the capital, attracting strong criticism.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
The police detained around 100 activists who were protesting against Hu's visit at the United Nations office today.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
Protests were also held at Khan Market and Jantar Mantar. There is heavy police presence in these areas.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
The police is keeping a tight vigil in areas in Delhi with high Tibetan population to ensure that young Tibetans don't come out of their homes to protest.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
Jamphel Yeshi set himself on fire in Delhi on Monday at a rally died in hospital this morning. He was 27.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
At least 29 Tibetans, many of them Buddhist monks and nuns, have set themselves on fire in Tibet demanding freedom for their homeland.
In Pics: Tibetans stage protests in the capital
The Tibetan Youth Congress members were submitting a memorandum to embassies of all nations participating in the BRICS summit.

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