Projects filed under: Protesters

On 4 November a young Tibetan man named Dopo set himself on fire and shouted slogans including “May the Dalai Lama live long!” Dopo, age 23, is from Jakorma village, Ngaba County. His father’s name is Chopa, and his mother,...

Year

2018
A Tibetan man named Tsekho has died after carrying out a self-immolation protest in Meruma Township in Ngaba County, eastern Tibet. A local source described Tsekho, who was in his forties, as a strong, optimistic character with great interest in the...

Year

2018
A young Tibetan man called Konpe set fire to himself on 23 December 2017 and died in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba), close to the site of the first self-immolation in Tibet eight years ago. In a harrowing video circulating online, a...

Year

2018
A popular Tibetan monk in his sixties, Tenga, who had worked as a voluntary teacher set fire to himself and died in Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi), the eastern Tibetan area of Kham, on 26 November. He reportedly called for freedom for...

Year

2018
http://tchrd.org/tibetan-monk-dies-of-self-immolation-as-suspicion-arises-on-chinas-use-of-torture-on-self-immolators-sister/ Jamyang, 22, died early morning on 19 May after he set himself alight near the Chentsa County government hospital. Local security officials confiscated his remains, followed by the deployment of armed police force at the site of the self-immolation...

Year

2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/sichuan-immolation-04152017144618.html The brief video shows a man in police uniform spraying a fire extinguisher on a smoking body lying on the ground while other policemen are running towards the scene and blocking shouting onlookers from approaching the body. Exiled Tibetan...

Year

2017
16-year-old Chakdor Kyab is one of the youngest Tibetans to have carried out a self-immolation protest Free Tibet has confirmed that a 16-year-old Tibetan student set himself on fire last week in eastern Tibet. Chakdor Kyab carried out his self-immolation...

Year

2017
Police and security forces deployed to area while vigil is held in Dharamsala A 24-year-old Tibetan man carried out a self-immolation protest in Kardze, eastern Tibet yesterday. Pema Gyaltsen, also known as Pegyal, set himself on fire at around 4pm local...

Year

2017
A Tibetan man, who has been named as Tashi Rabten, was heard calling for the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet as he set fire to himself on December 8 and died in Machu (Chinese: Maqu) in Gansu, the Tibetan...

Year

2017
A Tibetan mother of five burns herself to death On 23 March 2016, in Dzoege County in Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sonam Tso, a mother in her 50s burned herself to death near to a monastery. No more information is available....

Year

2016