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Immolation .. a non violent alternative to being a human bomb.

Burgeoning numbers of Afghan women resorting to ‘self-immolation’ in bid to escape abuse

Tibet Slams Beijing Crackdown on Immolation ‘Inciters’

 

Burgeoning numbers of Afghan women resorting to ‘self-immolation’ in bid to escape abuseWhile Hamas takes pride in creating human bombs, In Tibet and Afghanistan suicide is used as protest rather than killing others.  In Afghanistan, it is the veiled women who undergo immolation. While some want to die, others simply hope their faces and bodies are so badly disfigured that their worth will plummet, and families and husbands who view them as commodities won’t care enough to beat them any longer.

in Tibet, Wangchen Kyi, a 17-year-old girl, set herself on fire “on the grasslands of an ethnic Tibetan region in western China” on Sunday.  She is the the eighth child to burn herself alive to  protest Chinese occupation and suppression  in Tibet. More than 90 people have self-immolated in Tibet since February, 2009; the numbers


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