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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Three Hundred

after Self-Immolations in Tibet,
International Campaign for Tibet,
by Al Ortolani

Three hundred were taken
away in the night
from the monastery in Ngaba.
Twenty year old Tibetan monk
Phuntsog walked into
the center of the street
and lit his gasoline soaked robes.
Chinese police
beat him with clubs
while he burned. One claimed
they were beating
the flames into submission.
Phuntsog, taken to the
local hospital, was later
kidnapped by a gang of monks
said another official.
His death was duly recorded.
Three hundred were taken
away in the night, whereabouts

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