Beijing police grab foreign and Chinese activists

BEIJING (AP) - Police in China have been stifling more protests in Beijing today.

A group of pro-Tibet activists and some disgruntled business owners from Hong Kong are the latest to be quickly detained by police, minutes after they started displaying protest signs.

Two Associated Press photographers saw the Tibet protest get broken up, and they too were roughed up by plainclothes security officers on the scene. The photographers were forced to a nearby building for questioning. They've since been released, but not before memory cards from their digital cameras were confiscated.

The government has said it would allow protests in three areas during the games, but so far no applications to protest have been accepted.

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