Kalsang Jinpa
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Name: Kalsang Jinpa
Age: 18
Date/place of protest: 8 November 2012, Rebkong
Current status: Deceased
Overview: Jinpa shouted slogans for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet during his protest.

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Kalsang Jinpa set himself on fire and shouted for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet.

His body was taken by local Tibetans to an area where high lamas are cremated. Following the cremation, Tibetans began to gather at the square where Jinpa had died, and some shouted slogans calling for the Dalai Lama’s long life and his return to Tibet.

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Tibetan self-immolations escalate in number on eve of China’s Party Congress; Tibetans gather en masse in Rebkong (8 November 2012)