Wangyal
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Name: Wangyal
Age: Twenties
Date/place of protest: 26 November 2012, Serthar
Current status: Unknown
Overview: Wangyal, a Tibetan man in his 20s, have set himself on fire in protest against the Chinese government

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Wangyal, a young Tibetan man in his 20s, set himself on fire in protest against the Chinese government in Serthar, north-eastern Tibet.

Wangyal set himself on fire in front of the golden-horse statue at the local ground in Serthar. Chinese authorities immediately arrived at the protest site and took away Wangyal’s body. His current whereabouts and status is unavailable.