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Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest

Reuters reports:A Tibetan man set himself on fire in New Delhi on Monday at a protest against a visit by Chinese president Hu Jintao, who is due to arrive in India later this week for a summit meeting.  

Thirty Tibetans have set themselves on fire, mostly in southwestern China, in the past year to protest against Chinese rule in Tibet, according to Tibetan rights groups. At least 20 of them have died.

Update 7:37am ET, Wednesday: The man, Jamphel Yeshi, 27 has dies from his injuries according to the general secretary of the Tibetan Youth Congress.

 

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