China sentences 8 Tibetans for allege...

China sentences 8 Tibetans for allegedly inciting self-immolations in ethnic region

There are 4 comments on the The Washington Post story from Jan 31, 2013, titled China sentences 8 Tibetans for allegedly inciting self-immolations in ethnic region. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Chinese courts convicted eight Tibetans over accusations they incited others to self-immolate in the first such prosecutions to become publicly known, showing Beijing's resolve to stamp out the protests by criminalizing both the protesters and their supporters.

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“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#1 Jan 31, 2013
I hate to say it, but I laughed when I read this headline. Wow. Talk about hypocrites. The Chinese court should self-immolate from shame.
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United States

#2 Feb 1, 2013
Your US is most corrupted And world Biggest Warmongering nation on this earth!

From another poster!

" AMerican policymakers, setting themselves up as guardians of the world system, are more inclined than ever to simply disregard international laws and conventions if they get in the way of unrivaled military supremacy. Every instance of U.S. armed intervention ... represents a flagrant violation of regional treaties and laws, not to mention the UN Charter itself, which explicitly prohibits military attacks against sovereign nations - for example, Grenada, Nicaragua, Haiti, Panama, Serbia, and Iraq... In any event, the U.S. has consistently shown its contempt for international bodies, agreements, and procedures that might conflict with its hegemonic aspirations."
Carl Boggs

Since: Feb 13

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#3 Feb 1, 2013

Edinburgh, UK

#4 Feb 1, 2013
if china was good to tibet it may stop

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