Tibet Activists Stage "Die-In" Protest In Tiananmen Square (VIDEO)

09/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Huffington Post

In Beijing's Tiananmen Square Saturday, four Tibet supporters lay motionless on the ground draped in Tibetan flags representing the bloodshed the activists claim has been perpetrated by the Chinese government on the Tibetan people. Students for a Free Tibet posted a video of the protest online and published the bios of the five participants. As one of protesters shouted with Mao's iconic portrait in the background, "We've come here to shine the Olympic light on the occupation of Tibet and the ongoing human rights abuses by the Chinese government on Tibet." Here's the full video of the protest: