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Tibetan sets self on fire, dies to protest China
Associated Press ^ | Jan 12, 2013 8:37 AM EST

Posted on 01/12/2013 6:43:35 AM PST by Olog-hai

An overseas rights group says a Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire, marking the year’s first self-immolation in protest of Chinese rule. …

More than 90 Tibetans reportedly have set themselves on fire since March 2011. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; redchina; selfimmolations; tibet
Guess those anti-self-immolation measures haven’t worked.
1 posted on 01/12/2013 6:43:54 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Ban self-immolation.

Problem solved.


2 posted on 01/12/2013 6:56:56 AM PST by moovova
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To: Olog-hai

Doesn’t work.

Mao was right when he said “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun”.

The Gandhi thing only works when the tyrant is not morally corrupt.


3 posted on 01/12/2013 6:58:57 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Olog-hai

He would have done better to detonate a bomb someplace useful- and lived longer to boot. You don’t get to liberty by killing yourself, you get there by killing the people who deny it to you.


4 posted on 01/12/2013 7:14:53 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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“He would have done better to detonate a bomb someplace useful- and lived longer to boot. You don’t get to liberty by killing yourself, you get there by killing the people who deny it to you.”

Luckily, these monks will just re-incarnate and get to have the fun of setting themselves on fire again. And again. And again. And again...

At least until they come back as a lemur or something.


5 posted on 01/12/2013 7:35:57 AM PST by FerociousRabbit
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To: FerociousRabbit

Self-realization ain't easy.

6 posted on 01/12/2013 9:18:44 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Olog-hai

Tibetan sets self on fire, dies to protest China

China immediately changed policy and direction and wrote a Constitution to revival the US Constitution.

NOT!!!!


7 posted on 01/12/2013 9:29:40 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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