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Another self-immolates in China, the 100th Tibetan

A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, becoming the 100th Tibetan to adopt this tormenting form of protest over Chinese rule.

China & Tibet 'agree' on Tibetan self-immolations

With the increased number of self-immolations taking place recently, it has brought concerns to both the Chinese government and self-proclaimed Tibetan government in exile.

Young man in Gaza sets self on fire to protest living conditions

Gaza - A young man has died from his injuries after setting himself on fire in the morgue of a hospital in Gaza City, apparently to draw attention to his family's poor living conditions.

Malcolm Browne, Vietnam’s ‘burning-monk’ photographer dies at 81

Thetford - Photo-journalist Malcolm W Browne, author of the famous Pulitzer prize-winning picture showing the self-immolation of a Buddhist monk in Vietnam in 1963, died August 27 at age 81 in a hospital in New Hampshire.

Disabled Israeli vet sets self on fire: Fifth incident in a week

Tel Aviv-yafo - A 45-year-old disabled Israeli veteran, in a wheelchair, is listed in serious condition and on life support after setting himself on fire in Yehud.

Man who set himself on fire in Tel Aviv has died

Tel Aviv - Moshe Silman, the man who set himself on fire during a social justice protest last week in Tel Aviv, has died of his injuries.

Two Tibetan men set self-immolate in Lhasa

Lhasa - Two Tibetan men set themselves ablaze outside a temple in Lhasa, capital of the Tibetan Autnomous Region, in protest against the Chinese occupation. One man died and the other survived.

Man sets himself on fire outside Breivik Trial

A man is in hospital with serious injuries to his stomach and chest, after dousing himself with liquid and setting himself on fire outside the Oslo courthouse where Anders Behring Breivik is standing trial for mass murder.

Tibetan self-immolates in New Delhi protest

A Tibetan protester has been severely burned after setting himself alight in a demonstration in New Delhi ahead of a visit by the President of China.

Free Tibet: Nun self-immolates in protest of Chinese policies

Beijing - Tenzin Wangmo, a 20-year-old Tibetan nun, has been the first woman to set herself on fire in protest of the Chinese government's policies towards Tibet. Wangmo is the ninth person to self-immolate as a plea for religious freedom and Dalai Lama's return.
 

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A man who set fire to himself outside the courthouse in Oslo Tuesday  whose burning black sweater wa...
A man who set fire to himself outside the courthouse in Oslo Tuesday, whose burning black sweater was ripped off of him and thrown to the ground by Oslo police.
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Protestors holding pictures of self-immolation deaths.
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World Press Photo Award and Pulitzer prize-winning picture (1963) showing the immolation of a Buddhi...
World Press Photo Award and Pulitzer prize-winning picture (1963) showing the immolation of a Buddhist monk in Vietnam taken by photo-journalist Malcolm W. Browne.
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Gagged Tibetan protestors at Martin Place, Sydney.
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