09 Feb '12, 1am

Rights group: Tibetan sets himself on fire in China protest - @Reuters: Rights group: Tibetan sets himself on fi...

Rights group: Tibetan sets himself on fire in China protest - @Reuters: Rights group: Tibetan sets himself on fi...

Exiled Tibetan monks wear black masks at a rally to show solidarity with Tibetans who have either set themselves on fire or were allegedly killed by Chinese police, during a protest march in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012. An ethnic Tibetan has set himself on fire in south-western China in protest against Chinese rule, an exiled rights group said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of self-immolations over the past year. -- PHOTO: AP DHARAMSALA, India (REUTERS) - An ethnic Tibetan has set himself on fire in south-western China in protest against Chinese rule, an exiled rights group said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of self-immolations over the past year. Mr Tsering Tsomo, executive director of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in the Indian town of Dharamsala, home of Tibet's government-in-exile, said the man set himself on fire in Sichua...

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