Protests of China hosting the Olympics – London, France, San Francisco Bridge

Protests of China hosting the Olympics – London, France, San Francisco Bridge

Protest in France (see video below)

[Best Syndication] Protestors in France has caused the Olympic torch fire to be put out several times. French citizens as well as people in London and the United States are protesting China not allowing Tibet to ben independenct from China. This is the main reason why all of the protest for China being this year's host for the Olympic Ceremonies.

The French had 3,000 police officers on duty to protect the flame. It was put out a number of times due to technical difficulties. Further into the report, they explained that the torch had to travel by bus at some points of crossing through France.

Two days before the torch is to arrive in California, two protesters hung a banner in protest to the China and Tibet conflict. The banner was hung on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. It reads "One World, One Dream, Free Tibet 2008." They torch will arrive in California in two days reports the Los Angeles Times newspaper.

In Oslo, Norway the sport confederation leader is asking the Olympic committee to halt the torch relay because of the protests.

China has been reported to have banned the protests in London about the conflict with Tibet.

By Nicole Wilson
Best Syndication News Writer
other information

French citizens protest Olympic Torch Relay YouTube Video

Protesters Climb Golden Gate Bridge April 7th, 2008 Local Coverage YouTube Video

London - Olympic Protest as torch arrives at Downing Street YouTube Video



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