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Dec 26, 2018
Protests in Tunisia after scribe Abderrazak Zorgui sets himself on fire; journalists' union blames State for his deathJournalist Abderrazak Zorgui posted a video online before his self-immolation in the struggling provincial city of Kasserine describing his desperation and calling for revolt. He expressed frustration at unemployment and the unfulfilled promises of Tunisia's 2011 Arab Spring revolution. Authorities said Zorgui died of his injuries Monday soon after being taken to the hospital.
Jan 27, 2018
RSS leader Krishna Gopal defends 'jauhar', calls it 'form of resistance', not discriminatory practice against womenRSS leader Krishna Gopal said that 'jauhar', an ancient practice of mass self-immolation by Rajput women to avoid being captured by foreign invaders, was a form of resistance and not a "discriminatory" practice against women
Jul 15, 2017
Tibetan student immolates self after shouting 'freedom' in Varanasi, injured criticallyA Tibetan student has self-immolated in India after shouting "freedom", police said on Saturday, injuring himself critically.
Aug 16, 2016
Man from Tamil Nadu sets himself on fire aboard an express train to KeralaA man from Tamil Nadu on Tuesday tried to immolate himself in the toilet of the Trivandrum-Netravathi Express train in Kerala, suffering 40 percent burns
Jul 27, 2016
Youth who attempted self-immolation outside CM Raman Singh's house diesA 28-year-old unemployed youth who had tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire in front of Chief Minister Raman Singh's official residence last week, succumbed to his burns at a hospital on Wednesday.
May 09, 2016
Self-immolation rate high among homemakers due to domestic violenceIndian men are twice as likely as women to kill themselves, but of all the methods of suicide, self-immolation is the only one that claims more women than men
Mar 02, 2016
First self-immolation of year reported in TibetA Tibetan Buddhist monk set himself on fire and died in protest against the Chinese rule, in the first such action this year
Oct 27, 2015
Youth Congress leader immolates self after alleged harassment by SDMA Youth Congress leader sustained serious burn injuries after he allegedly set himself on fire in front of Sub-Divisional Magistrate's (SDM) office in the district, accusing the officer of harassment.
Aug 11, 2015
Disturbed by sexual harassment, Punjab girl dies in hospital after self-immolationA 16-year-old Dalit girl from Punjab's Sangrur district, who had set herself ablaze following alleged sexual harassment by youth from upper castes, died in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
Dec 23, 2014
Tibetan woman burns herself to death in China: ReportsThe 20-year-old set fire to herself in "protest against China's repressive policies", RFA said in a report on Tuesday, citing anonymous local sources.