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Kirti Rinpoche speaks of self-immolations; death of two former Tibetan monks after immolation

The exiled head of Kirti monastery, Ngaba, where six monks have set fire to themselves since March, has spoken about their actions and his views on why Tibetan monks are choosing this new form of protest and sacrifice. Two monks who were taken to hospital after they set fire to themselves on October 7 have […]

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Two Tibetan teenagers set fire to themselves in latest protest in Ngaba; ICT calls for urgent actions by governments

Two former monks from the embattled Kirti monastery set fire to themselves today in Ngaba county town, according to exile Tibetans in contact with Tibetans in the area. There have been five self-immolations in Ngaba county town in less than two weeks, and seven since February, 2009 (ICT report, 17 year old Tibetan monk from […]

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