Seven young Tibetans have set fire to themselves in eastern Tibet since March 2011; five since 26 September. Four have died. These unprecedented and truly desperate acts are a cry to the outside world for help.
China’s merciless and violent crackdown throughout Tibet is intensifying Tibetan grievances and exacerbating the resentment and desperation felt across Tibet.
This growing tragedy, if left unchecked, could spiral even further into a nation-wide crisis, unless the world acts now.