3rd Tibetan Monk self-immolation

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  1. Raphael
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    Tibetan youth sets himself ablaze in China - Asia-Pacific - Al Jazeera English


    Ugh, waste of life. Can we start calling self-immolation "failed suicide-bombing" from now on?

    Anyway, this is obviously a trend that's hard to ignore. My guess is that they're angry about:

    1. Economic gap between Hans and Tibetans.
    2. Anti-religion policies from the cultural revolution that never got lifted.

    Hopefully something productive can be done about this.
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    wtf is this? are you suggesting that this is our fault?
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    Woah, don't freak out. If we're stopping them from practicing their backwards religion, they're not going to like it. Simple, no?
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    If so called Anti-religion policies from Culture Revolution still remain then there is no oppertunity for these monks to burn themselves.
    I prefer the great Cutural Revolution for something with healthy looking.
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    That's inevitable and will help China and Asia in long term.
    Just pray that this time it happens without any bloodshed. :angel:

    Loss of innocent civilian life is sad and it must be prevented. I'm sure China is capable to deal with it and will stop this trend by addressing their problems. :agree:
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    These self immolation is getting very serious. With knowing much about the situations there I'm not going say who is right and who is wrong. Nevertheless China must take this as her first priority and take steps to solve the problem before it gets out of control.

    There has to be some kind of gives and takes and, perhaps, initiate a dialogue with the Dalai Lama will only shows China's maturity as a great nation who care genuinely about her people.
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    Hey great mighty superpower China, please do something to stop immolation of tibetans, they are your citizens after all till now.
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    Hell no. Dalai Lama is 77. We can wait him out :)
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    aise to saare tibetans Monks khatam ho jayenge!!!:lol:
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    We have already had talks with the Lama and it broke down.
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    Yes China need not do anything, these monks will finish themselves by immolation. Its good for China.
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    We can't stop every random burning now ,a women just burned herself and left her children without a mother. If the Lama is any kind of Leader he will tell them to stop, we all know suicides won't change anything.
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    This "problem" will solve itself.
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    I am not trying to be insensitive to my Chinese members.
    But why are they self immolating themselves it is quite disturbing the manner in which they protest, isn't CPC giving them religious freedom.
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    Dalai Lama can stop these monks from self burning in a heart beat. Presumably he just encourages such actions.