Tuesday, January 23. 2001, 12:00:00 AM UTC
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Tuesday, January 23, 2001
Five Falun Gong members set themselves on fire in a protest in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. However, the incident has been widely disputed by Falun Gong, claiming the incident was staged by the Chinese government.
Tiananmen Square self-immolation incident
January 25 – United Nations war crimes prosecutor Del Ponte demands that Serbia hand over Slobodan Milošević.