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May 13, 2013

The Dalai Lama’s Self-Immolation Dilemma

Beginning in February 2009, a number of self-immolation incidents have occurred in the greater Tibetan region in China. Since then, at least 116 Tibetan monks and farmers have chosen to set themselve…

Portraits of Tibetans who killed themselves in self-immolation are seen behind candles in a candlelight vigil.