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Exile Tibetan monks hold a candle light vigil in Dharmsala, India, as they react to news reports of self-immolation by two Tibetan monks at the Kirti Monastery in Sichuan province's Aba prefectuture, China, Sept. 26, 2011
Friday, Mar. 23, 2012

Open quoteThey claim we are free to practice our religion, but in fact they keep pulling the reins tighter and tighter so we can hardly breathe.Close quote

  • on China's religious and cultural controls that have led to a wave of self-immolations among protesting Tibetans
Photo: Ashwini Bhatia / AP | Source: NYT