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Tibetan Burns to Death in Protest Against China

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A Tibetan man has burned to death after setting himself on fire to protest China's continued occupation of Tibet.

Father of two Lhamo Kyab, 27, died in the eastern Tibetan town of Bora. A source in India with close contacts in the area said that the self-immolation occurred near the Bora monastery.

The source said Lhamo Kyab called for Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to return to Tibet as he was engulfed in flames.

He is the fourth Tibetan this month who died of self-immolation.

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by: kritt from: Philippines
October 23, 2012 7:39 AM
Tibet has been independent country until China illegally invaded and occupied it.
China is an aggressor and burglar.
China should stop its aggression and bully to its neighbors.


by: raymond from: Shenzhen
October 22, 2012 11:54 AM
why there are few guys caring about the died guy, but focusing on the politics. i feel so sad.


by: Sevir from: CHINA
October 22, 2012 10:48 AM
TIBET BELONGS TO CHINA SINCE LONG TIME AGO.YOU GUYS SHOULDN'T IGNORE THE REAL HISTORY.AND WELCOME TO TIBET.IT'S REALLY BEAUTIFUL AND AMAZING!


by: remie from: canada
October 22, 2012 7:35 AM
Lets not distort history, it was NEVER china. China stop fabricating history or "ancient times" and claiming everything. We all know you alter history to make u look great but you're not. I've heard all your brainwash fiction and can not believe how niave chinese are.


by: pesky from: USA
October 22, 2012 6:50 AM
China is an autocratic nation and there is no democracy or freedom of speech.
Chinese communist government is corrupt and take all Chinese wealth from their people.

Chinese ppl are brainwashed by their corrupt government and taught false history. Tibet is an independent nation and China should stop its aggression on Tibetans.

China also should stop its aggression on its neighbors.
China is a bully and aggressor and sick man of Asia.


by: DFJ from: Guangdong
October 20, 2012 10:24 PM
What's wrong with you guys? Do it lke a really men,gossip,gossip,gossip,gossip,gossip,gossip,gossip. It belongs china,OK?


by: nick from: shanghai
October 20, 2012 8:02 PM
it is well-known that Tibet has been a part of china since long long ago.no matter what the protsters did and said, the history can not be dissorted and how can we deliver it to an authority that do not respect the basic right of human beings.


by: Jonathan Huang from: Canada
October 20, 2012 7:51 PM
give them 100 years they will learn how to live in peace. How long it takes for native americans to learn it?

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