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Minnesota Tibetans head to Washington to protest at Chinese consulate

Hundreds of Minnesota Tibetans will join a national demonstration against Chinese repression. The protest is set for the eve of the G20 summit meeting in France, where Chinese President Hu Jintao will take part.
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Hundreds of Minnesota Tibetans will join a national demonstration against Chinese repression. The protest is set for the eve of the G20 summit meeting in France, where Chinese President Hu Jintao will take part.

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