tibet-post-header
Tibet: News Tibet Another Dies in Self Immolation Protest against China's rule

Another Dies in Self Immolation Protest against China's rule

E-mail Print

konchok-Kyab-2013Dharamshala: - A Tibetan man reportedly died after setting himself on fire in Tibet, sources in the region and living in exile said the latest in a series of protests against China's hardline and repressive policies on Tibet.

The latest sources coming out of Tibet said that a 26-year old Tibetan man called Konchok Kyab (Konbhe) self-immolated on FridaTuesday (At 12.am Tibetan local time), January 22, near Bhora Monastery, Labrang county, Amdho region of north-eastern Tibet.

"Konbhe is survived by his wife, Dorjee Tso and 10-month-old child. His father's name is Dorjee Tseten and mother's name is Rinchen Tso," Lhachab Jinpa, a Tibetan living in exile told The Tibet Post International.

Chinese police reportedly took away Konchok Kyab's body and local Tibetans threatened to protest if they did not return it to his family. Sources also said that locals have seen his body being carried away by the Chinese authorities after the incident.

According to the sources, he has died on the spot after setting himself on ablaze near Bhora Monastery, Sangchu county in the Kanlho, (Chinese: Gannan, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture) in the 3rd Tibetan self-immolation protest this month alone.

Most of the Tibetan self-immolaters have doused themselves with petrol and set themselves alight after shouting slogans calling for freedom in Tibet and the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet.

The latest incident brings to at least 98 the number of Tibetans who have self-immolated since 2009, including 81 last year in protest against China's strict control over Tibet's Buddhist culture and a suffocating security presence in Tibetan regions.



Share this article to your favorite Social media websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 23 January 2013 05:36 )  


......


Telo Tulku Rinpoche addresses Int'l Buddhist seminar in Moscow

Telo Tulku Rinpoche addresses Int'l Buddhist seminar in Moscow

Moscow — As the honorary representative ...

Miss Tenzin Yangzom represents Tibet at Manappuram Miss Asia

Miss Tenzin Yangzom represents Tibet at Manappuram Miss Asia

Dharamshala — Miss Tibet 2014, Tenzin Ya...

Tibet is the only one to quench Asia’s thirst for water: Sikyong

Tibet is the only one to quench Asia’s thirst for water: Sikyong

New Delhi — Addressing a conference in N...

Indian parliamentarians: China tries to annihilate Tibetan cultural identity

Indian parliamentarians: China tries to annihilate Tibetan cultural identity

Dharamshala — All Party Indian Parliamen...

Spiritual event for self-immolators of Tibet marks devolution anniv.

Spiritual event for self-immolators of Tibet marks devolution anniv.

Dharamshala — A spiritual prayer event h...

Tibetans rally over death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche in Geneva

Tibetans rally over death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche in Geneva

Geneva --Tibetans living in Switzerland ...

Tibetan Parliament expresses condolence over Abdul Kalam's demise

Tibetan Parliament expresses condolence over Abdul Kalam's demise

Dharamshala — The Tibetan Parliament-in-...

Sikyong of Tibet: APJ Abdul Kalam’s death a loss for the entire world

Sikyong of Tibet: APJ Abdul Kalam’s death a loss for the entire world

Dharamshala — Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay,...

AdvertisementLIONS_ROAR_SIDEBAR_AD_READY_MERGED.jpg
Advertisementrsf-logo-2

Online Translation

English Afrikaans Albanian Arabic Armenian Azerbaijani Basque Belarusian Bulgarian Catalan Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) Croatian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Filipino Finnish French Galician Georgian German Greek Haitian Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Indonesian Irish Italian Japanese Korean Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Malay Maltese Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swahili Swedish Thai Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Vietnamese Welsh Yiddish
 Advertisement
Tibetan-Medicare-System-ads