Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Tue 27, Sep 2016 12:25 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
2016 ELECTION RESULT
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Water seminar calls for Trans-border water sharing mechanism
Tibetan Parliament votes against Sharling's induction into cabinet
Issue passport to Tibetans as per Citizenship Act: Delhi High Court
Dalai Lama returns after Europe tour
Dalai Lama celebrates World Peace Day
PM Sangay faces questions on Sino-Tibetan dialogue in parliament
Two monks sentenced for sharing information on self immolation incident
Dalai Lama wraps up teachings in France
Tibetan writer Drubpa Kyab Released from Chinese Prison
7th Tibet Film Festival kicks off with Pawo
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is presented with the Tibetan community's report by president of the Tibetan Community in France during a public audience at Palais des Congrès (Congress Palace) in Paris, France. The public audience organised by the Tibetan Community in France with support from other NGOs. and attended by thousands of Tibetans and devotees from all parts of France, 13 September 2016. Phayul Photo/ Norbu Wangyal
People welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama who returned Thursday from his visit to Ladakh, Aug. 25, 2016. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama being greeted by on his arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, July 25, 2017. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Third Self Immolation in Tibet in four days
Phayul[Tuesday, October 23, 2012 21:26]
By Phuntsok Yangchen

Dorjee Rinchen (File photo)
Dorjee Rinchen (File photo)
DHARAMSHALA, October 23: News have just come in of another self immolation protest in Tibet. 3 Tibetans from Sangchu County have resorted to self immolation since Saturday to express their protest against China's policies and demand the return of the exile Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Dorjee Rinchen, 58, today set himself ablaze near the Chinese Army camp at 3:30 PM (local time) in Sangchu county where two others, Lhamo Kyab and Dhondup, had died after setting themselves ablaze on Saturday and Monday respectively.

Amchok, a Tibetan living in South India with close contacts in the region, said, Dorjee Rinchen succumbed to his burns at the site of his protest and that his charred body was currently with his family member.

“The monks of the Labrang Monastery offered special prayers for the deceased on the streets as they were not allowed to visit Dorjee Rinchen's house.”

Following the self-immolation, a minor scuffle broke out at the site of the protest between Chinese authorities and local Tibetans.

A new report by the United States Congress released this month found that the increasing use of repressive measures by the Chinese government and the failure of the stalled Sino-Tibet dialogue process were concurrent with the demands of the growing number of self-immolation by Tibetans.

The bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China in its 2012 Annual Report said that during the reporting year, the incidence of Tibetans resorting to self-immolation “accelerated sharply” with the Chinese government refusing to accept its policy failure in Tibet.

“The Party and government have not indicated any willingness to consider Tibetan grievances in a constructive manner and to hold themselves accountable for Tibetan rejection of Chinese policies, and handled the crisis as a threat to state security and social stability instead of as a policy failure,” the report said.

Since 2009, 58 Tibetans have set themselves on fire demanding the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from exile and Freedom in Tibet.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Tibet Independence (Mort)
BBC (omze)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Third Self Immolation in Tibet in four days
Gyalwang Karmapa graces TCV’s 52nd Founding Anniversary
Advertisement
Community Hall Project Coordinator - Tibetan Community of New York & New Jersey
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2016 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement