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144 self-immolations in Tibet in under a decade, say activist groups ahead of 1959 uprising anniversary

The number of self-immolations in Tibet has now reached 144 with the death of another protester just last month, according to activists and human rights groups speaking to HKFP ahead of the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising on Thursday. According to NGOs Free Tibet and the International Campaign for Tibet, since February 2009 there have been 144 cases of self-immolation […]