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An exiled Tibetan monk sets himself on fire at Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on February 13, 2013. A Tibetan monk doused himself in petrol in a Kathmandu restaurant and set himself on fire, marking the 100th self-immolation bid in a wave of protests against Chinese rule since 2009. Police in the Nepalese capital told AFP that the exile had burned himself in an eatery near Kathmandu's Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's holiest Buddhist shrines, terrifying tourists who were having breakfast. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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An exiled Tibetan monk sets himself on fire at Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on February 13, 2013. A Tibetan monk doused himself in petrol in a Kathmandu restaurant and set himself on fire, marking the 100th self-immolation bid in a wave of protests against Chinese rule since 2009. Police in the Nepalese capital told AFP that the exile had burned himself in an eatery near Kathmandu's Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's holiest Buddhist shrines, terrifying tourists who were having breakfast. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 13, 2013
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An exiled Tibetan monk sets himself on fire at Boudhanath Stupa in... News Photo 161611960Bodnath Stupa,Exile,Fire,International Landmark,Kathmandu,Monk - Religious Occupation,Nepal,Politics,Set,Tibetan Culture,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn exiled Tibetan monk sets himself on fire at Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on February 13, 2013. A Tibetan monk doused himself in petrol in a Kathmandu restaurant and set himself on fire, marking the 100th self-immolation bid in a wave of protests against Chinese rule since 2009. Police in the Nepalese capital told AFP that the exile had burned himself in an eatery near Kathmandu's Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's holiest Buddhist shrines, terrifying tourists who were having breakfast. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)