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Thousands in New York protest China's rule of Tibet, urge U.N. action

Protesters chant and hold placards as they take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters chant and hold placards as they take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters chant and hold placards as they take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Protesters chant slogans as they take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters chant slogans as they take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters chant slogans as they take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Protesters take part in a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A child gestures at the feet of protesters holding a sign commemorating victims of self-immolation during a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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A child gestures at the feet of protesters holding a sign commemorating victims of self-immolation during a solidarity march from the Chinese Consulate to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in support of Tibet in New York December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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