Indian Police Detain Tibetan Protesters

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Activists for an independent Tibet held protests in New Delhi Sept.18 in reaction to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit. Above, these Tibetan exiles are being detained by officers. ADNAN ABIDI / Reuters

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Activists held multiple protests in New Delhi Thursday in reaction to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the Indian capital.

Exiled Tibetans and other activists demonstrated outside the hotel where Xi was staying in New Delhi and at the Hyderabad House, where he sat down for formal talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. These meetings addressed efforts to improve relations between China and India.

Above, Tibetan exiles are detained by police outside the Hyderabad House where the two leaders met.

Indian policemen detain a Tibetan youth activist during a protest to highlight Chinese control over Tibet, outside the Hyderabad House where Chinese President Xi Jinping and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are holding talks in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Several protests organized by exiled Tibetans were held in India on occasion of the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India.Saurabh Das / AP