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Tibetan Man Self-immolates in China's Sichuan Province

A Tibetan man set himself on fire Thursday evening near the Kirti Monastery in China's Sichuan province.Sources tell VOA's Tibetan service the action was an apparent protest against Chinese rule. This is the second self-immolation this year. Since 2009, more than 120 Tibetans demanding the return of Tibetan leader The Dalai Lama and Tibetan freedom have self-immolated. Palden, a Tibetan exile who has close contacts in the area, says there are not many details known about...

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