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Tibetan Self-Immolator Described as Dedicated to Preserving His Culture

A relative of the Tibetan man who self-immolated last week says Lhamo Tashi was a student dedicated to preserving his Tibetan heritage. The relative, who spoke to VOA on the condition that he not be identified, said Tashi's family was informed of his death by security services. But when they went to reclaim the body, he had already been cremated. Information on the death only emerged Sunday, as Chinese authorities usually clamp down on communication following such incidents. The...

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