- self- + immolation (Wiktionary)
“The most recent case of self-immolation came on Monday with 20-year-old nun Tenzin Wangmo.”
“So it is unsurprising that seven of the recent self-immolation protestors are connected to Kirti.”
“Lobsang Sangay, the recently elected prime minister of the exiled Tibetan government, said in an interview that while his administration didn't support self-immolation as a form of protest, it would stand by those who sacrificed their lives for the Tibetan freedom movement.”
“Police in the region declined to comment on the most recent self-immolation, and a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said he didn't have any information on reports of it.”
“Tibet's premier-in-exile discouraged self-immolation but urged support for those protesting Chinese policy.”
“In Tunisia, the uprising was triggered by the self-immolation of a young man who was overwhelmed by the hopelessness of life under oppressive rule.”
“Since the Tunisian revolution on Jan. 14, at least five Egyptians have attempted suicide by self-immolation in imitation of the young Tunisian whose burning-death in December first galvanized protesters.”
“Protesters in countries like Algeria have set themselves on fire in apparent attempts to copy Mohammed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old Tunisian whose self-immolation helped inspire the protests that brought down Ben Ali.”
“The self-immolation of street vendor Muhammad Bouazizi to protest harassment by local authorities sparked large demonstrations.”
“Thus, the protests in Tunisia, sparked by the self-immolation of university graduate Mohammed Bouazizi, were like the Iranian movement spontaneous and easily could tap into existing political discontent within Tunisian society.”
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