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Two Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in China: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – Two young Tibetan monks set themselves on fire to protest against government religious controls in western China on Monday, two exiled Tibetan sources said, the third such protest this year that could spark fresh tension in the unstable region. The 18-year-old monks, Kelsang and Kunchak, belong to…

Tibetan monk sets self on fire to protest Chinese crackdown

BEIJING (AFP) – A monk has set himself on fire in an area of south-western China with a large Tibetan population that has experienced unrest in recent years, state media reported on Monday. The official Xinhua news agency quoted local authorities as saying the monk set himself on fire in…

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