Nyangchag Bum
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Details

Name: Nyangchag Bum
Age: 20
Date/place of protest: 12 November 2012, Dowa township in Rebkong
Current status: Deceased
Overview: After Nyangchang Bum's protest a few thousand Tibetans gathered, saying long life prayers for the Dalai Lama.

Information

Twenty-year old Nyangchag Bum, the oldest of three brothers in his family, self-immolated and died early in the evening of November 12 in Dowa township, Rebkong. Local people took his corpse to the monastery and prayed there. According to Tibetans in exile, “A few thousand people gathered, saying long life prayers for the Dalai Lama and chanting the Mani mantra [associated with the Dalai Lama].”