I have around 5 to 7 days online access in India and can make you aware of a new interview with Thierry Dodin about the self-immolations of Tibetans. Part one deals with the question, why Tibetans are doing this:
Part two will investigate if there is a relation between self-immolations and Buddhism and the third part will analyse the reactions by Tibetans, Chinese and consequences. The upcoming links under which the last two parts of the interview will be posted are:
Note that this blog has already posts and discussions about this very sad and tragic topic:
- Why the Dalai Lama cannot condemn Tibetan self-immolations 2013/03/10
- China is criminalizing self-immolators, arresting protesters’ friends and confiscating thousands of satellite TV dishes 2013/01/21
- Trying to Understand the Self-immolations of Tibetans 2013/01/09
- The Burning Question: Why are Tibetans Turning to Self-immolation? 2012/11/10
You might be curious about the stats of the blog, here they are. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 190,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 8 days for that many people to see it.