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Hope and Pity Among Exile Tibetans as Immolations Reach 100i
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February 16, 2013 4:45 PM
More than 100 Tibetans have now attempted to sacrifice their lives since 2009, publicly setting themselves on fire to protest oppressive policies in Tibetan areas of China. Ivan Broadhead reports from India on the effect these self-immolations are having on the Tibetan community-in-exile. The names of some interviewees have been changed to protect their identities.

Hope and Pity Among Exile Tibetans as Immolations Reach 100

Published February 16, 2013

More than 100 Tibetans have now attempted to sacrifice their lives since 2009, publicly setting themselves on fire to protest oppressive policies in Tibetan areas of China. Ivan Broadhead reports from India on the effect these self-immolations are having on the Tibetan community-in-exile. The names of some interviewees have been changed to protect their identities.