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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

Jul 29, 2014

Online 'Fire Challenge' stunt seriously injuring participants

A Kentucky boy who lit himself on fire is the latest self-immolation victim of a new dangerous online phenomenon called the "Fire Challenge....
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