Monk immolates himself – major protests at Tibetan monastery violently suppressed

mar 16, 2011 No Commenti da

Peaceful protests were violently suppressed today at Kirti monastery in the Ngaba area of Tibet after a young monk set himself on fire and later died.

The 21-year old monk, called Phuntsog, immolated himself earlier today, which is the 3rd anniversary of a protest at Kirti in 2008 during which at least 10 Tibetans were shot dead. Police extinguished the flames and were seen beating Phuntsog before he died, according to Tibetan exiles in contact with Tibetans in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province (the Tibetan area of Amdo)…

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