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Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train
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Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Jun 30th 2015, 9:07 AM 15,464 Views 9 Comments

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

High school student sets himself on fire in school cafeteria
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High school student sets himself on fire in school cafeteria

Jan 27th 2014, 6:55 PM 21,966 Views 28 Comments

The boy doused himself in oil before lighting himself on fire in a suicide attempt.

Irish Tibetan community plans protest march to Chinese Embassy
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Irish Tibetan community plans protest march to Chinese Embassy

Dec 5th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,181 Views 7 Comments

The march and vigil are part of a global day of protest for Tibet on 10 December in Dublin.

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China
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Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China

Nov 27th 2012, 10:58 AM 4,949 Views 18 Comments

More than 20 people in Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule.

Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions
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Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions

Oct 11th 2012, 10:17 AM 4,636 Views 32 Comments

Ordinary Chinese are turning to desperate forms of protests as local governments continue to seize land to sell the usage rights to property developers.

Israel: two die following self-immolation protest over rising cost of living
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Israel: two die following self-immolation protest over rising cost of living

Aug 1st 2012, 8:08 AM 3,945 Views 11 Comments

Separate fatal protests amid renewed opposition to escalating costs and Israeli government’s budget cuts.

Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial
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Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial

May 15th 2012, 6:12 PM 4,254 Views 6 Comments

Norwegian police say they do not believe the man had any connection with the terror trial.

Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest
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Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest

Mar 26th 2012, 10:53 AM 983 Views 11 Comments

Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.

Tibetan teenage monk dies after self-immolation
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Tibetan teenage monk dies after self-immolation

Mar 13th 2012, 2:58 PM 4,337 Views 15 Comments

The 18-year-old set himself alight during Saturday’s anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'
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China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'

Mar 7th 2012, 9:37 AM 1,076 Views 25 Comments

Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region.

Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest
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Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest

Feb 12th 2012, 3:42 PM 4,575 Views 9 Comments

Activists say that a dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest.

Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report
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Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report

Feb 5th 2012, 2:05 PM 2,325 Views 14 Comments

One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:48 PM 5,149 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

Shocking video of Tibetan nun's self-immolation 'smuggled out of China'
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Shocking video of Tibetan nun's self-immolation 'smuggled out of China'

Nov 22nd 2011, 9:06 AM 3,827 Views 8 Comments

Tibetan rights groups say the footage shows the death of Palden Choetso, who set herself on fire earlier this month.

Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China
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Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China

Oct 16th 2011, 3:41 PM 426 Views 3 Comments

The 19 year old reportedly called out “Tibet needs freedom” as he set himself alight.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 14th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,613 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: Dana vows to continue in presidential race; the new iPhone goes on sale; and just where does BeyoncĂ© get her moves?

Teacher immolates herself in French school playground
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Teacher immolates herself in French school playground

Oct 14th 2011, 6:05 PM 2,539 Views 15 Comments

The maths teacher died after deliberately setting herself ablaze following a reported confrontation with pupils.

Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule
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Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

Sep 26th 2011, 12:51 PM 435 Views 2 Comments

China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.

Man sets himself on fire outside Amsterdam's Royal Palace
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Man sets himself on fire outside Amsterdam's Royal Palace

Apr 6th 2011, 1:23 PM 3,462 Views 0 Comments

A video of the incident shows people trying to put out the fire using their coats.