Updated: Man dies after self-immolating in eastern Tibet

Namlha Tsering

Phayul.com reports that another Tibetan has self-immolated in protest of China’s continued occupation of Tibet. Namlha Tsering, 49, set himself on fire Sunday evening in a street in the Sangchu region of Labrang, eastern Tibet. Later reports said that the father of four had died from his burns.

Though counts vary, over 100 Tibetans have self-immolated since 2009. Click here for all of Buddhadharma News‘ coverage of the protests. 


(Photo: phayul.com)