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Man sets himself ablaze at polling station in Bareilly

Apr 17, 2014

Man sets himself ablaze at polling station in Bareilly

The 25-year-old deceased identified as Hari Singh immolated himself in an inebriated state at the polling centre at Ram Bharose Lal Inter College in Devchara. #Uttar Pradesh #UP #self immolation #Bareilly #polling station #2014 election
No locals committed self-immolations in Tibet: Chinese official

Mar 09, 2014

No locals committed self-immolations in Tibet: Chinese official

A senior Chinese official from Tibet today refuted reports that 120 self-immolations opposing the Chinese rule happened in the Himalayan region in recent times. #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Himalaya #Self-immolations
The real tragedy of self-immolation: Nobody cares

May 18, 2013

The real tragedy of self-immolation: Nobody cares

Whether in Syria or Palestine, Greece, Italy or Vietnam, or China individuals continue to go up in flames as a gesture of protest but crowds just look on. Is self-immolation worth the price anymore? #CultureDecoder #Tibet #Arab Spring #Free Tibet #Self-immolations #Thich Quang Duc
3 Tibetans, including 2 monks, self-immolate against Chinese rule

Apr 25, 2013

3 Tibetans, including 2 monks, self-immolate against Chinese rule

Three Tibetans have died after setting themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule in a western region where authorities have imposed a heavy security presence. #China #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama #self immolation
Tibet's tragedy: 102 self-immolations and we don't care

Feb 21, 2013

Tibet's tragedy: 102 self-immolations and we don't care

The world had India have been largely apathetic to Tibetans killing themselves through self-immolation. How long can this continue? #ThatsJustWrong #Tibet #self immolation

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Tibet's tragedy: 102 self-immolations and we don't care

Jun 29, 2014

Japanese man sets himself on fire in apparent anti-government protest - video report

A man in Tokyo set himself alight at a busy intersection on Sunday in an apparent protest against changes made by the Japanese prime minister. Shinzo Abe is shifting the country's defence policy by ending the pacifist constitution. Witnesses say the ... #Tokyo #Shinzo Abe #Japan
Tibet's tragedy: 102 self-immolations and we don't care

Jul 24, 2014

Why was there no 'African Spring'?

The self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street vendor in December 2010 triggered a wave of protests across Tunisia that brought down President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and spread across North Africa and the Middle East. What western media ... #Syria #Egypt #Saudi Arabia #Middle East #Africa #Kenya #Libya #Morocco #Mauritania #Angola #Oman #Tanzania #Tunisia #North Africa #Bahrain #Yemen #Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
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