Tenzin

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Details

Date:
25 October 2012
Name:
Tenzin
Age:
25
Place of protest:
Nagchu
Current status:
Tenzin and his cousin Tsepo set themselves on fire in a double protest.
Overview:
Two young Tibetans in their twenties, Tenzin and Tsepo, set fire to themselves in a double self-immolation near a government building in Nagchu, Tibet Autonomous Region

Information

Two young Tibetans in their twenties, Tenzin and Tsepo, set fire to themselves in a double self-immolation near a government building in Nagchu, Tibet Autonomous Region. Some Tibetan sources reported that the Tibetans were cousins.

Both young men were monks from Bankar monastery and Bankar village in Driru, Nagchu.