Thinley Namgyal Kham Tawu
According a video surfacing the internet, the man walked through the streets throwing prayer flies, while repeatedly calling for the long live of the Dalai Lama.
According to sources close to the family, Phunwang had requested that he be cremated and that his ashes be taken to holy sites in Tibet such as Mount Kailash. Soon after he died, his family in Beijing had requested a Tibetan lama to conduct Phowa,
This brings the number of Tibetan self-immolations in Tibet and Tibetan regions to 130 since this form of political protest by Tibetans started in February 2009.
Party chief in Tibetan Autonomous Region, Chen Quanguo, has begun meeting and exchanging friendly letters with monks from restive areas
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, and mother Marian Robinson, arrive at the Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Since 2009, more than 120 Tibetans have set themselves on fire demanding the return of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama and self-rule
Losang Palden, in his 20s, and belonging to Kirti Monastery in Ngaba prefecture, Sichuan province, set himself ablaze around 11:40 AM local time. Kanyag Tsering, spokesperson for the India-based Kirti Monastery, told VOA that Palden’s immolation was in protest of the continuing crackdown and repres
Goshul Lobsang was arrested by the Chinese officials on May 5, 2010 with the allegation that he lead the 2008 Machu Protest.
It is not known whether the causes for the health problems are due to hazardous ingredients in food products such as packaged meat snacks and sodas made in under regulated factories, or through contaminated food being sold long after the manufacturer’s expiration dates.
This is the second self-immolation this year, making the total number of known self-immolators in Tibet since February 2009 to 127 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet.
The conference began on February 11, 2014 and was attended by 40 students from 12 colleges in India.
The boys, all from Trido Township of Sog County, TAR, used sand to write the slogan on the surface of frozen Salween River (or Gyalmo Ngulchu), one of the four most famous rivers in Kham area of Tibet.
In the first self-immolation protest to take place this year in Tibet or Tibetan regions, a 27 year old man named Phagmo Samdrub set fire to himself on Wednesday at 9:30 pm local time.
Tibetans were required to show identification cards, and the authorities had banned large number of Tibetans talking in cafes and restaurants.
Massive project affecting 2.3 million people has been denounced by Tibetans living in exile and by Chinese environmental activists
He is a senior monk and a prominent educator from Golog, Qinghai Province.
The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) based in Dharamsala, India released their 2013 annual report of human rights situation inside Tibet on January 20, 2014.
Kunga Tsayang from Labrang Tashikyil Monastery was released from a Chinese detention center on January 12, 2014 after serving five years prison term for allegedly writing political essays criticizing China's policies towards Tibetans.