Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Turmoil builds in China's Tibetan regions

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--> In related news: A Tibetan man died today after setting himself on fire earlier this week in New Delhi to protest Chinese rule of the Himalayan region, activists said, hours before Chinese President Hu Jintao was due to arrive in India for a summit of emerging market nations.

Thirty Tibetans, mostly Buddhist monks and nuns, have set themselves on fire, mostly in southwestern China, in the past year, according to Tibetan rights groups. At least 20 have died.

More on the ongoing turbulance at Reuters. Warning, pictures are graphic.

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