lørdag 18. april 2015

Tibetan Man Dies in Second Self-Immolation Protest This Month

A Tibetan man burned himself to death in western China’s Sichuan province on Wednesday in the second self-immolation protest this month against Beijing’s rule in Tibetan areas, sources said. Nei Kyab, believed to be in his mid-40s, set himself ablaze on April 15 in the courtyard of his home in Soruma village, Choejema town, in Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) county in the Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, a local source told RFA’s Tibetan Service. “He was protesting against Chinese policies in Tibet,” RFA’s source said, adding, “His body was taken away by police.” Read more