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Tibetans Mark 5 Years of Self-Immolations

Tibetans in exile have gathered at a monastery in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala to mark the fifth anniversary of the first self-immolation against Chinese rule. Members of five Tibetan NGOs held a prayer and released a statement Thursday to express gratitude and respect to all Tibetans who have sacrificed their lives for the Tibetan cause. Mewu Kongyam, leader of the Gu Chu Sum, an organization of former political prisoners, called on the international community to send an...

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