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Tibetan Immolation

Tibetan Nuns and Monks at Their Limit

Tibetan Nuns and Monks at Their Limit

The images of the self-immolation of 35 year old Palden Choetso, a Tibetan nun from Geden Choeling Convent, have spread across the world. On 3 November 2011, Choetso was the 11th Tibetan religious figure since March to have taken to self-immolation in order to protest China’s historical suppression of Tibetan culture and religion. This wave

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