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Tibetan Monk Self-Immolates in China; Another Dies in Police Custody

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A Tibetan monk in China's Gansu province has set himself on fire to protest Chinese rule and call for the return of the Dalai Lama, according to recent news reports by China Xinhua News Agency.   The man, identified as Tsultrim Gyatso, set himself on fire and burned to death Thursday in Amchok, a town with a large ethnic Tibetan population.   A note that he left behind, obtained by VOA's Tibetan service from Tibetan exile sources, said in part “The...

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