Lubhum Gyal

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Details

Date:
22 November 2012
Name:
Lubhum Gyal
Age:
18
Place of protest:
Rebkong
Current status:
Deceased
Overview:
Lubhum Gyal, age 18, died after setting himself ablaze in the main street of Dowa township in Rebkong.

Information

Lubhum Gyal, age 18, died after setting himself ablaze in the main street of Dowa township in Rebkong.

Tibetans gathered at the scene of Lubhum Gyal’s self-immolation. Then, disregarding official warnings, they took his body for cremation near Dowa monastery where monks conducted prayer rituals.