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Tibetan activist talks about the alarming escalation of self-immolations in China

Headline Title:  Tibetan activist talks about self-immolations in China 29 November 2012 At least 75 Tibetans – including many Buddhist monks and nuns – have set themselves on fire this year. Many shouted for the return of the Dalai Lama and for freedom for Tibetans as they burned and some made the same demands in written statements.This escalation in self-immolations in Tibetan-populated areas in China, including the Tibetan Autonomous Region and neighbouring provinces, saw 24 people set themselves ablaze in November alone. The total number of Tibetans who have self-immolated since…

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