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28/02/2020
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Two more Tibetans die after self-immolation in China

TibetansTibetansTwo Tibetan men have died after setting themselves on fire in front of a monastery in Sichuan province, south-west China, human rights groups say

Apr. 20 (BBC).─ Sonam Kyap and Choephak Kyap were both in their twenties.

There have now been at least 34 self-immolations over the past year, primarily among Buddhist monks and nuns - most of them have died.

The region has seen a string of self-immolations to protest against Beijing's rule of Tibet.

After they set themselves on fire, the two men appeared critically injured and were taken away by local residents, reports say. But rights groups said the men later died.

Verifying these accounts is difficult, as foreign media are not allowed into the area ...

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