“People kill themselves, they set fire to themselves, they shoot themselves every day,” he said. “I think some media organizations are trying to sensationalize the very few cases of self-immolation that have happened in Tibetan areas because they have ulterior motives.”
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 - Page 9 News List
China’s liberals indifferent to Tibetan suffering
A combination of censorship, fear of supporting separatism and antipathy to different ethnicities means self-immolations are met with deafening silence
By Andrew Jacobs / NY Times News Service, BEIJING
This story has been viewed 2630 times.
Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.
Listing from 2016-09-21 to 2016-09-28
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1Typhoon Megi prompts sea warning
2Jackie Chan replicas axed
3Land alert issued ahead of typhoon Megi
4China meeting likely planned by TAO
5Committee freezes KMT bank account