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# self-immolation

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# Toyko
Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train
Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation
# America
High school student sets himself on fire in school cafeteria
The boy doused himself in oil before lighting himself on fire in a suicide attempt.
# Tibet
Irish Tibetan community plans protest march to Chinese Embassy
The march and vigil are part of a global day of protest for Tibet on 10 December in Dublin.
# self-immolation
Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China
More than 20 people in Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule.
# China
Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions
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
Israel: two die following self-immolation protest over rising cost of living
Separate fatal protests amid renewed opposition to escalating costs and Israeli government’s budget cuts.
# Breivik
Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial
Norwegian police say they do not believe the man had any connection with the terror trial.
# Tibet
Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest
Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.
# Tibet
Tibetan teenage monk dies after self-immolation
The 18-year-old set himself alight during Saturday’s anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.
# Tibet
China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'
Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region.
# Tibet
Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest
Activists say that a dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest.
# Tibet
Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report
One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…
# Tibet
Shocking video of Tibetan nun's self-immolation 'smuggled out of China'
Tibetan rights groups say the footage shows the death of Palden Choetso, who set herself on fire earlier this month.
# China
Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China
The 19 year old reportedly called out “Tibet needs freedom” as he set himself alight.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: Dana vows to continue in presidential race; the new iPhone goes on sale; and just where does Beyoncé get her moves?
# self-immolation
Teacher immolates herself in French school playground
The maths teacher died after deliberately setting herself ablaze following a reported confrontation with pupils.
# Protest
Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule
China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.
# shocking
Man sets himself on fire outside Amsterdam's Royal Palace
A video of the incident shows people trying to put out the fire using their coats.