Another Report Of Self-Immolation In Ngaba, Amdo Region Of Tibet

A report just released via Voice of Tibet documents another self-immolation, in the Ngaba region of Amdo, East Tibet. Acccording to VOT the protest took place today, in which an as yet unamed Tibetan (reported by a Tibetan source, based at Kirti Monastery, India with contacts to that region) :

“At 6.30 pm on February 8th at the no.2 primary school in Ngaba county town, a Tibetan set himself on fire while shouting slogans in protest against the Chinese government. The source reporting the event said that the protestor seemed to be a monk, but his name and place of origin and other details were not known. He was taken away immediately by soldiers and police, and his present condition and whereabouts are not known. Two monks were also arrested from the vicinity, but their identities are also unknown.”

Grateful appreciation to VOT

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