Sonam Rabyang
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Details

Name: Sonam Rabyang
Age: mid-thirties
Date/place of protest: 9 February 2012
Current status: Believed to have survived but be in a critical condition with serious lung damage.
Overview: Sonam Rabyang, 35-year old Tibetan monk, set himself on fire in Tridu.

Information

Sonam Rabyang, 35-year old Tibetan monk, set himself on fire in Tridu.

Sonam is believed to have survived his protest but was in a critical condition in a military hospital in Xining city. He has serious lung damage and his right leg has been amputated to the knee. His family are not allowed to visit him.