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Another Tibetan dead after staging self-immolation protest against Chinese government repression

  The expanding tentacles of the security state accompanied by increased government repression  in Tibet has claimed the life of yet another Tibetan in a self-immolation witnessed in Ngaba County, Ngaba (Ch: Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo. On 4 November 2018, Tibetan man named Dopo, 23, died after staging a self-immolation protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government in Ngaba County. A source with contacts in Ngaba informed TCHRD that Dopo died shouting, “May His Holiness the Dalai Lama live long! May we soon behold his golden countenance!” Dopo …

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[Updated]Tibetan monk dies of self-immolation, calls for unity among Tibetans in last note

[Warning: Graphic images in this post] A Tibetan monk died of self-immolation protest today calling for unity among Tibetans and the return of the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Amchok (Ch: Amuqu) town in Sangchu (Ch: Xiahe) County, Malho (Ch: Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province. According to information received by TCHRD, Tsultrim Gyatso, about 43, set his body on fire at around 2.45 pm local time today and died soon after. He was a monk at Amchok Monastery. He died instantly and soon local Tibetans and monks took his charred body to his monastery. Sources …

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