Since March 2011, eleven young Tibetans have set fire to themselves in eastern Tibet; nine since 26 September. At least six have died including two nuns.
These unprecedented and truly desperate acts are a cry to the outside world for help.
China’s merciless and violent crackdown in Ngaba and throughout Tibet is intensifying Tibetan grievances and exacerbating the resentment and desperation felt across Tibet.
The international community, both citizens and governments, must StandUpForTibet.org now to save Tibetan lives.