Tuesday, March 12, 2013

News at Eleven: "When there were only a dozen

of cases, many were omitted or forgotten. Self-immolating is such a tragic act and there is a reason if a group of people make that sort of decision. They should not be forgotten," Woeser said in an interview at her home in Beijing.

The U.S. State Department said Woeser's website, poetry and non-fiction "have given voice to millions of ethnic Tibetans who are prevented from expressing themselves to the outside world due to government efforts to curtail the flow of information."

from Associated Press: Denied passport, Tibet poet can't receive US award


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