A young Tibetan man has died after self-immolating in protest of Chinese occupation, becoming the sixth to do so in just two days. Phayul reports that Kalsang Jinpa, an 18-year-old nomad, set himself on fire in front of Rongwo Monastery in Rebkong on Thursday. He died at the scene.
Before his fiery protest, Kalsang Jinpa raised a white banner calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the rights of the Tibetan people. Thousands of people have reportedly gathered in Rebkong to pay their respects to him. Read More