Self-immolation among Tibetan activists has been on the rise over the last few years with TIME Magazine naming it the #1 underreported story of 2011. In New Delhi, India, Dan Carino interviewed activist Shibayan Raha, who was arrested in 2007 for attempting to self-immolate, and visited the refugee settlement Majnu Ka Tilla to see why so many Tibetans seem willing to die for their homeland. The comic blends numerous multimedia aspects, including navigation, an audio/visual slideshow, and outside links to supplemental material to contextualize and support the story. Instructions: click inside the comic with your mouse, then use the spacebar or arrow keys to navigate. Panels with an icon at the top left have interactive content; hover over the panel with your mouse to discover it. To enable all the interactive features, make sure you have the latest version of Firefox, Chrome or Safari.
01 Dec 2012