Saturday, July 24, 2010

Burning Martyr

Thích Quảng Đức a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963 as a protest against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam's Christian President Ngô Đình Diệm administration.

Putlizer Award - Burning Monk Malcolm Browne 1963.

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