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Immolations Spark Protests in Tibet Ahead of China's Leadership Transitioni
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Jeff Seldin
November 09, 2012 10:20 PM
A new wave of self-immolations in Tibetan areas of China is sparking new protests -- Tibetans taking to the streets, demanding more freedoms from China. The mass outcry comes as China's attention is focused in Beijing, where the current Chinese leadership is set to hand over power. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more.

Immolations Spark Protests in Tibet Ahead of China's Leadership Transition

Published November 09, 2012

A new wave of self-immolations in Tibetan areas of China is sparking new protests -- Tibetans taking to the streets, demanding more freedoms from China. The mass outcry comes as China's attention is focused in Beijing, where the current Chinese leadership is set to hand over power. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more.


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