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Monk Is Third Tibetan Protester in a Week to Set Self Afire

A monk set himself afire in protest Tuesday outside a security outpost in China's Sichuan province, becoming the third Tibetan to do so in the past week. Sources told VOA that Kalsang Yeshi went to the security post outside his monastery and called for Tibetan freedom and the return of the Dalai Lama before setting himself on fire. He was thought to have died at the scene, but Chinese security forces took his body away, so his condition wasn't certain. The refusal of police...

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