Tibetan Man Dies After Self-immolation Protest Against China
|11/29/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A former Buddhist monk has died in eastern Tibet after setting himself on fire this week to protest China’s repressive rule, a spokesperson for the monastery told VOA Tibetan Service.
Yonten, a 24-year-old former monk at Kirti Monastery in Amdo Ngaba, in the western China province of Sichuan, carried out his self-immolation Tuesday in Meruma township, spokesperson Kanyag Tsering said.
He said China had imposed restrictions in the area, including cellphone use, slowing the gathering and dissemination of information about the incident.
“We have no further information on whether the body of the deceased has been handed over to the family or not read more >>>