Tibetan burns himself to death in China: Reports

A Tibetan has died after setting himself on fire to protest at China`s rule of the Himalayan region in the first self-immolation for three months, a rights group and overseas media said Wednesday.

NSUI leader immolation case: ND Tiwari demands action

Congress veteran and former Uttarakhand chief minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari on Wednesday demanded action against those responsible for circumstances which led to the alleged self-immolation by a young NSUI leader at Ramnagar in Nainital district saying the attitude of neglect on part of the authorities was unpardonable.

Gang-rape victim attempts self-immolation outside DC office

A 40-year-old alleged victim of gang rape today tried to immolate herself in front of the District Collector`s office here alleging inaction by the police force.

32-year old woman burnt alive in Kendrapara

A 32-year old woman was burnt alive, allegedly by her husband, in Pattamundai area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district apparently for her failure to bear an offspring.

Petition seeks CBI probe in Rajkot family immolation case

A petition made in the Gujarat HC on Tuesday sought CBI probe in the case of immolation committed by five members of a family in Rajkot last week.

Memories of 2008 riots in Tibet fading: Legislators

As Tibet observes the fifth anniversary of Lhasa riots on Thursday amid self immolation protests against Chinese rule, legislators of the ruling Communist Party said memories of the 2008 riots has faded out.

Immolation bid by Tibetan checked

A Tibetan man was stopped from immolating himself on Sunday in this Himachal Pradesh town where the Dalai Lama has its government-in-exile, police said.

Man immolates self in Nepal

An unidentified man immolated himself in the premises of a Buddhist temple in Nepal Wednesday morning, Xinhua reported.

Self-immolation among Afghan women rises

An alarming number of Afghan women are setting themselves on fire in a desperate attempt to escape abuse, torture and domestic violence, human rights officials have said.

Fearing teacher`s wrath, 10-yr-old immolates self in Bijapur

A 10-year-old student immolated in his house allegedly over fear that his class teacher would punish him for not completing homework.

Yemeni man sets himself on fire outside Cabinet

Medical officials say a Yemeni man set himself on fire outside the Cabinet building in the capital Sanaa.

Tibetan immolation protests ‘act of stupidity’: China

Thousands of Tibetan students came on streets to protest against Chinese rule on Tuesday as four more ethnic Tibetans staged self immolation and twenty others were injured, according to a BBC news report.

`China should allow UN officials` visit to Tibet`

The newly-appointed Chinese leaders should accept the requests for official visits to Tibet by the UN nominees, Tibetan political leader Lobsang Sangay said.

Two Tibetans immolate themselves in China

Two Tibetan herdsmen immolated themselves in northwest China, authorities said Tuesday.

`China not serious in Tibet immolation investigation`

The Dalai Lama said that the Chinese authorities were not "seriously investigating" the spate of self immolations of Tibetans across the country.

Tibetan teenager dies; protests in Dharamsala

A teenager died in the 70th case of immolation since January 2009 in Tibet as thousands of Tibetans protested against Chinese rule.

Tibetans ask China to discuss self-immolation

As five more people immolated themselves in Tibet, the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile asked China to discuss the spate of self-immolation protests.

Immolation by couple led to fire in Falaknuma Express: Railways

Railway Police on Sunday claimed to have solved the mystery behind the October 16 train fire at Gulbarga station which left two dead.

Second Israeli man sets himself ablaze in protest

Cases of self-immolation as a form of protest are extremely rare in Israel.

Israeli protester sets himself on fire at rally

Cases of self-immolation as a form of protest are rare in Israel, and it was not immediately clear what prompted the man to set himself alight.