Tsewang Dorjee
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Name: Tsewang Dorjee
Age: 22
Date/place of protest: 7 July 2012, Damshung
Current status: Deceased
Overview: Tsewang Dorjee raised slogans and called for the long life of His Holiness

Information

Tsewang Dorjee raised slogans and called for the long life of His Holiness. Chinese security forces arrived at the scene, doused the flames and took him to a hospital.

In a press release, the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile noted that the entire Damshung region was put under strict lockdown and people who witnessed the self-immolation were since been arrested.