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Tibetan Self-Immolation Cases Approach 100

A Tibetan man doused himself with gasoline and set his body alight on Wednesday in Katmandu, the capital of Nepal, Jim Yardley wrote in The New York Times.

This incident takes the number of self-immolations by Tibetan exiles protesting China’s rule in their home country just one shy of 100. “The flames of fire raging in Tibet have consumed the lives of 98 Tibetans,” said a white paper published last month by the Tibetan Policy Institute.

Source: New York Times. Read full article. (link)

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