Tibetan monk self-immolates to protest China

Free Tibet reports: "A 29-year-old monk, Tsewang Norbu, also known as Norko, set himself on fire on the Chume Bridge in the centre of Tawu, Kandze Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province at 12:30 pm [Monday, Tibet local time]. Tsewang Norbu drank petrol, sprayed himself with petrol and then set himself on fire. He was heard calling out: 'We Tibetan people want freedom,' 'Long live the Dalai Lama' and 'Let the Dalai Lama Return to Tibet.' He is believed to have died at the scene." Phayul, VOA, Reuters, NYT.

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