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Chinese Media: Tibetan Dies in Self-Immolation

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Chinese state media reports a Tibet man has died after setting himself on fire, raising the total of self-immolation protests to seven in a week.

The teenager set himself ablaze Saturday in front of the a monastery in northwestern China's Gansu province.  He was identified as Gonpo Tsering.

The deadly protests come as China's leaders are meeting in Beijing at the 18th Party Congress for a once-in-a-decade leadership transition.

China has long accused Tibetan exiles of self-immolating as part of a separatist struggle, denouncing them as terrorists.

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by: Jonathan Huang from: canada
November 12, 2012 12:14 PM
Why people should care about how many Talibans kill themselves in China?

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by: Anonymous
November 13, 2012 6:00 PM
because they are also people and they are fooled by Dalai Lama, we must stop and protect them!! they are also Chinese!!

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by: Vivian Rodrigues from: Brasil
November 13, 2012 12:58 PM
First of all, it is about Tibetans, not Talibans.

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by: Hoang from: Vietnamese Canandian
November 13, 2012 5:57 AM
Freedom for Tibet, Down with China!
Down, down, down.


by: CcyY
November 12, 2012 2:27 AM
Tell me the truth what had happened about this people.


by: Anonymous
November 11, 2012 5:51 AM
such news can not be read in the mainland medias

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by: Shi chenxi
November 13, 2012 5:59 PM
that's the point, I want to know more about what is happening there!!

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