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.
Author:
Publish date:

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.

Next Up

Related

OccupyMN protesters' tents confiscated by police

Authorities confiscated more than two dozen tents that were set up outside the Hennepin County Government Center plaza early Sunday. Demonstrators plan to erect more tents across the street from Government Plaza in U.S. Bank Plaza.

Seven protesters arrested at Occupy Minnesota march in downtown Minneapolis

Officials say they arrested four males and three females outside the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis. They are part of the ongoing protest in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and dozens of other cities. Police say they were blocking traffic. (Photo: Graham Meyer)

Duluth protest group staying all day

Duluth protesters supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement plan to stay at Lake Superior Plaza all day Saturday. Statewide demonstrations have been organized in other cities, including Minneapolis, St. Paul and Rochester. Protests are in response to perceived social inequality and corporate greed.

OccupyMN protesters to build longhouse in downtown Minneapolis

Activists say the longhouse will be used as a meeting place as winter sets in. Protesters say it also symbolizes their constitutional right to assemble peacefully -- which some believe has been infringed upon after Hennepin County put in place new protest restrictions last week.