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Buddhist Monk Self-Immolates in Tibet Protest

Tibetan sources say another person has set himself on fire in western China, to protest Beijing's policies in ethnic Tibetan areas. Sources in the Tibetan exile community tell VOA's Tibetan Service that 20-year-old monk Tsering Gyal set himself on fire Monday evening in Qinhai province. Chinese officials quickly arrived at the scene with fire extinguishers to put the fire out and take Tsering Gyal to a hospital. It is not clear what his condition is. Tsangyang Gyatso, speaking from...

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