Wednesday, February 25, 2009

3 men set themselves on fire

Self-immolations have happened occasionally in recent years in Beijing, usually as a last-ditch protest by people upset that the government has not addressed their complaints or as political protests. This June marks 20 years since Chinese authorities' 1989 crackdown on student protests in the square.

The report said the three started the fire as they sat in a vehicle at an intersection just east of Tiananmen Square in the center of the Chinese capital...

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Source: el paso times

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