Death By A Million Contradictions: Trying To Understand Tibetan Self-Immolation

Death By A Million Contradictions: Trying To Understand Tibetan Self-Immolation

Wandering through the rambling streets and markets of Lhasa, watched over by the majestic Potala Palace, I found myself preoccupied with the thought that there must be more fire extinguishes per capita here than in any other city in the world. Soldiers and security guards march in formation around Barkhor Square with foam-filled red canisters strapped to their backs.