Students for a Free Tibet activists are detained by Chinese security after they staged a symbolic protest near the Birds Nest stadium in Beijing one hour before the Olympic opening ceremony.
Demonstrators carrying Tibetan flags depart from the 1928 Olympic stadium in Amsterdam on August 8, 2008, for a march urging China to end its harsh rule in Tibet and address other human rights abuses.
Protesters from Reporters Without Borders demonstrate against restrictions on journalists in China outside the Chinese embassy on August 8, 2008 in Berlin
A policeman keeps a watchful eye as Tibetan protestors gather outside the Chinese Embassy on August 8, 2008 in London
Nepalese Police detain exiled Tibetans, who tried to protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal on August 8th.
Activists from Anima Naturalis protest against China's treatment of animals at Saint Jaume Square in central Barcelona.
Mehmet Dursun Uygurturkoglu, 35, an ethnic Uighur living in Turkey, shouts 'Long live Turkistan!' after dousing himself with gasoline outside the Chinese embassy in Ankara, Turkey.
Mehmet Dursun Uygurturkoglu is sprayed by fire extinguishers, after setting himself alight during a protest outside the Chinese embassy in Ankara, Turkey.
Mehmet Dursun Uygurturkoglu - after the fire has been put out by the fire extinguishers.