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Man booked for attempting self-immolation in front of UP CM's house

Aug 25, 2014

Man booked for attempting self-immolation in front of UP CM's house

As soon as he tried to pour the oil on himself, the alert police deployed there prevented him in taking the extreme step, following which they arrested him, and registered a case against him, the police said. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Samajwadi Party #Akhilesh Yadav #self immolation #Land-Grab
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

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

Sep 06, 2014

Springfield woman burned over 95 percent of her body in reported self-immolation

A woman apparently set herself ablaze Saturday morning in a suicide attempt. Dave Canton | dcanton@repub.com   SPRINGFIELD — A 41-year-old woman apparently doused herself with gasoline and set herself ablaze Saturday morning in what fire investigator... #Boston, MA #Massachusetts General Hospital #Springfield, MA
3 Tibetans, including 2 monks, self-immolate against Chinese rule

Sep 12, 2014

A chink of light in our darkest days

The familiar dystopian buzz of the Stones' Paint it Black splutters into life, grainy black and white images of rubble-strewn edifices, crying children and grim-as-Hades soldiers looking over their shoulders. Meanwhile a monk self-immolates before th... #Boston, MA #Massachusetts General Hospital #Springfield, MA
3 Tibetans, including 2 monks, self-immolate against Chinese rule

Sep 13, 2014

Debate on Rob Ford’s agenda might be better without him: Keenan

In the recent political history of this city, the only thing you can be sure of is that you have absolutely no idea what might happen next. Nothing is surprising. This week has proven that as much as any story of the past four years. Consider that on... #Margaret Atwood #Rob Ford