Tibetans display portraits of people who killed themselves in self-immolation, during a protest in front of the Liberty Square in Taipei. Photo: AFP Tibetans display portraits of people who killed themselves in self-immolation, during a protest in front of the Liberty Square in Taipei. Photo: AFP
Tibetans display portraits of people who killed themselves in self-immolation, during a protest in front of the Liberty Square in Taipei. Photo: AFP

Self-immolation loses its power as a means of protest

Andrew Lam says the world has become cynical about fiery suicides

Tibetans display portraits of people who killed themselves in self-immolation, during a protest in front of the Liberty Square in Taipei. Photo: AFP Tibetans display portraits of people who killed themselves in self-immolation, during a protest in front of the Liberty Square in Taipei. Photo: AFP
Tibetans display portraits of people who killed themselves in self-immolation, during a protest in front of the Liberty Square in Taipei. Photo: AFP
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