Tibetan Monk In Self-Immolation Protest In Kham Region Of Tibet

Reports late today from Phayul and Dossier Tibet of another self-immolation, this time in Tawu, in Tibet’s Kham Region.

The Tibetan man, named as Kalsang Yeshi, a 37 year-old Buddhist monk was said to have died following his protest, which he carried outside a Chinese ‘security’ post located at the nearby Nyitso monastery in the town of Tawu.

Kalsang Yeshi Died Following Self-Immolation Against China's Illegal & Violent Occupation Of Tibet
Kalsang Yeshi Died Following Self-Immolation Against China’s Illegal & Violent Occupation Of Tibet

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Chinese forces have confiscated and as in other cases are refusing to return the body to Kalsang’s family, thus denying traditional Buddhist rites for his death. This has resulted in large protests in the town, which no doubt will be responded to with a merciless crackdown by Chinese paramilitary. For more details please read: HERE




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