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Tibetan Nun Sets Self Afire in Protest in Southwest China

Another Tibetan nun has died after setting herself on fire in southwestern China's Sichuan province. Sources told VOA's Tibetan service that the nun, Yegha, shouted, “Long live his holiness, the Dalai Lama," and "One united Tibet, not two,” as she burned herself in a marketplace Thursday. Last month, a woman in her 40s self-immolated in another ethnic Tibetan area of Sichuan. She was the first reported self-immolation protester of 2015. In December, three Tibetans...

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