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February 8, 2013

China sentences man to 13 years, says he incited Tibetan monk to set himself on fire

A Chinese court on Friday sentenced a man to 13 years in prison for inciting an ethnic Tibetan monk to set himself on fire, the latest punishment meted out in a crackdown as Chinese authorities try to stop a string of self-immolation protests that has reached almost 100 incidents.

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