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# self-immolation - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

# self-immolation - Monday 27 January, 2014

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.

# self-immolation - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

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 - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Thursday 11 October, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Monday 26 March, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Sunday 12 February, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Sunday 5 February, 2012

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.

# self-immolation - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

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

# self-immolation - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Shocking video of Tibetan nun's self-immolation 'smuggled out of China' Tibet This post contains videos

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.

# self-immolation - Sunday 16 October, 2011

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.

# self-immolation - Friday 14 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

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?

Teacher immolates herself in French school playground

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

# self-immolation - Monday 26 September, 2011

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.

# self-immolation - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

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.