Tenzin
  • 63_Tenzin
To download a printable placard click here

Details

Name: Tenzin
Age: 25
Date/place of protest: 25 October 2012, Nagchu
Current status: Tenzin and his cousin Tsepo set themselves on fire in a double protest.

Information

Two young Tibetans in their twenties, Tenzin and Tsepo, set fire to themselves in a double self-immolation near a government building in Nagchu, Tibet Autonomous Region. Some Tibetan sources reported that the Tibetans were cousins.

Both young men were monks from Bankar monastery and Bankar village in Driru, Nagchu.