Tsering Gyal

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Details

Date: 11 November 2013
Name: Tsering Gyal
Age: 20
Place of protest: Pema
Current status: Deceased
Overview: Tsering Gyal set fire to himself in Pema county in Golok Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai.

Information

Tsering Gyal set fire to himself in Pema county in Golok Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai.

He was taken to a hospital nearby after police extinguished the flames and it is not known if he is still alive.

Tsering Gyal was a monk from Akyong monastery, which follows the Jonang tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, according to the same sources, including a Tibetan who spoke to an eyewitness.