Sonam Rabyang

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Details

Date:
9 February 2012
Name:
Sonam Rabyang
Age:
Mid-thirties
Place of protest:
Tridu
Current status:
Believed to have survived but be in a critical condition with serious lung damage.
Overview:
Sonam Rabyang, 35-year old Tibetan monk, set himself on fire in Tridu.

Information

Sonam Rabyang, 35-year old Tibetan monk, set himself on fire in Tridu.

Sonam is believed to have survived his protest but was in a critical condition in a military hospital in Xining city. He has serious lung damage and his right leg has been amputated to the knee. His family are not allowed to visit him.