“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
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