Self-immolations in Tibet hit a grim milestone

Self-immolations in Tibet hit a grim milestone
Self-immolations in Tibet hit a grim milestone

Self-immolations in Tibet hit a grim milestone

Many Tibetans have set themselves on fire as a means of protesting Chinese rule in Tibet. The use of self-immolation appears to be on the rise and intensifying. Worldview speaks with Elliot Sperling, director of the Tibetan Studies program at Indiana University’s department of Central Eurasia Studies, and Lhakpa Tsering, president of the Tibetan Alliance of Chicago.