24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Two Tibetan Teenagers Dead After Latest Self-Immolations

A Tibetan rights group says two teenagers have died after setting themselves on fire in a Tibetan area of China, the latest in a series of self-immolation protests against Chinese rule.

Britain-based Free Tibet said in a statement the double self-immolation occurred late Tuesday in Ngaba, or Aba in Chinese. A 17-year-old boy identified as Rinchen and an 18-year-old named Sonam Dhargye, died at the scene.

Source: Voice of America . Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement