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Two Men Self Immolate In Tridu County, Eastern Tibet

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20 june 2012 003Dharamshala: At 3.30 pm on 21st June, two Tibetan men have self immolated in Dsadhu Village in Tridu county in Kham region. They been identified as Ngawang Norphel (22) and Tenzin Kedhup (24).

Norphel originates from Ngaba county in Amdho, north-eastern Tibet, and his father has been identified as Lhakpa Dondhup and his mother as Tsering Yangkyi. He moved to Dsadhu village a few years back.

Khedhup is from Nyatso Village in Tridu County, Kham region, eastern Tibet. His father has been identified as Lhakdup and his mother as Kyizom. He was a monk in Zalkar monastery. He left the monastery in 2006.

They called for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet, Free Tibet and had carried the Tibetan national flags. After the immolations, Kedhup was reportedly taken to Zalkar Monastery and the status of both men are undetermined. But some local people have stated that one of the men have already passed away.

20 june 2012 004They are reported to have left a message stating that they have no ability their culture and religion and economically they could not contribute for Tibetans. They self immolated for the Tibetan people as well as for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the hope that he returns to Tibet. They also requested the Tibetan youth not to fight within Tibet, to stay united and hold up Tibet's strength for their freedom struggle.

The police have reportedly taken over Dsadhu Village and have shut down all internet cafes.

The source of this information, a monk from Sera Monastery in South India told TPI that the informants in Tibet were keen to spread the news of the self immolations wordwide.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 20 June 2012 20:13 )  


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