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Tibet and China in conflict

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    Many may wonder why I'm posting this. Who cares about Tibet ? Anyway, I heard this story on NPR today and it shocked me. Apparently individuals started setting themselves on fire as a form of extreme protest (that would shock the world and encourage others of the same belief to protest in a lesser way) started in Vietnam in the early 60's. It was meant to shock the US television market.

    Protests, Self-Immolation Signs Of A Desperate Tibet

    http://www.npr.org/2012/02/21/147170229/protests-self-immolation-signs-of-a-desperate-tibet