China Detains American Pro-Tibet Activists at Beijing Olympics

Several American activists have been arrested and detained in China for promoting pro-Tibet messages in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games. The protests were organized by Students for a Free Tibet and among those being held are Graffitti Research Lab founder James Powderly and Alive in Baghdad videoblogger Brian Conley.

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