Tennyi
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Name: Tennyi
Age: Around twenty
Date/place of protest: 6 January 2012, Ngaba
Current status: Deceased
Overview: Tennyi set himself on fire with another young Tibetan man called Tsultrim. They shouted slogans including “His Holiness the Dalai Lama must return to Tibet” and “May His Holiness the Dalai Lama live for 10,000 years!”

Information

Two Tibetans, both aged around 20, called Tsultrim and Tennyi, set themselves on fire in the courtyard of a hotel in the center of Ngaba town, and ran into the street shouting “His Holiness the Dalai Lama must return to Tibet” and “May His Holiness the Dalai Lama live for 10,000 years!”

Tennyi died on the same day, and Tsultrim died on January 7, according to the same sources.

Read more:

Tibetan self-immolations continue and spread in Tibet into 2012 (9 January 2012)
– International Campaign for Tibet