Ngawang Norphel

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Details

Date:
20 June 2012
Name:
Ngawang Norphel
Age:
24
Place of protest:
Trindu
Current status:
Deceased
Overview:
Ngawang Norphel and Tenzin Khedup died after setting themselves on fire in protest against China's rule in Tibet.

Information

Ngawang Norphel, 22, and former monk Tenzin Khedup, 24, set themselves on fire in Dzatoe township, Tridu ,Yulshul.

Tenzin Khedup died on the spot while, Ngawang Norphel was badly burned and is in serious condition at a hospital, according to a monk in India who is from the Zekar monastery in Yushul.