Anti-China Tibetans self-immolate
- Published: 25 Apr 2013 at 11.11
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Three Tibetans have died after setting themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule in a western region where authorities have imposed a heavy security presence, exiled Buddhist monks and reports said Thursday.
An exile Tibetan lights butter lamps next to the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi, left and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 during a special prayer for Drupchen Tsering who committed an act of self - immolation in Katmandu on Feb 13 to protest against Chinese government's rule over Tibet. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
More than 100 Tibetans have self-immolated since 2011 to protest Chinese policies in the region and call for the return of their beloved spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, from exile.
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