Conflict & Justice

China's Latest Efforts to Stop Self-Immolation Protesters

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A Tibetan woman offers prayer facing the portrait of their spiritual leader Dalai Lama during an event organized to express solidarity with the victims of violence in Tibet and to those who self-immolated to protest against Chinese rule in Tibet, in Kathmandu November 17, 2012. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY RELIGION)

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Since 2009 more than 90 Tibetans have set themselves ablaze to protest China's rule of the Tibetan plateau.

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China has accused the exiled Dalai Lama of stirring up the unrest.

And now China wants to prosecute people who attempt to self-immolate.