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Police, Tibetans scuffle in protest

Updated: August 29, 2004, 5:12 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Tibetan protesters and police briefly scuffled at the main Olympic stadium complex Sunday, just hours before organizers of the 2008 Beijing Games were to receive the Olympic flag at the closing ceremony.

After passing through a security checkpoint, six activists from the International Tibet Support Network unfurled a black flag with five bullet holes replacing the Olympic rings, and began marching toward the main stadium.

They were stopped by about two dozen ...

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