Site of Thích Quảng Đức self-immolation

Site of Thích Quảng Đức self-immolation


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (VN)
Thích Quảng Đức was a Vietnamese monk who set himself on fire in an act of self-immolation to protest persuction of the Buddhist monks by the Vietnamese government. The act occured on this street corner on June 11, 1963. Malcom Browne took a Pulitzer Prize winning photo of the monk's death, drawing world-wide attention to the monks' cause.
Thích Quảng Đức was a Vietnamese monk who set himself on fire in an act of self-immolation to protest persuction of the Buddhist monks by the Vietnamese government. The act occured on this street corner on June 11, 1963. Malcom Browne took a Pulitzer Prize winning photo of the monk's death, drawing world-wide attention to the monks' cause.
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