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Protest or Sacrifice?

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As self-​​immolations con­tinue in Tibet, with 12 young monks, nuns and for­mer monks set­ting them­selves on fire since February 2009, Executive Producer Rebecca Novick speaks with Dr. Robbie Barnett, Director of the Modern Tibet Studies Program at Columbia University, about the rea­sons behind this dis­turb­ing trend.




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