Tibet, at Mani prayer festival a new self-immolation against the Chinese occupation

A farmer, father of two, sets himself on fire during the day Buddhist prayer. The authorities take the corpse of the victim by force: “We need it for investigation.”

Lhasa – A 41-year-old father of two has become the latest Tibetan to set himself on fire in protest against the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Shichung, a farmer and part-time tailor, self-immolated at around 4pm (local time) in Gomang Thawa village, Goman township, Ngaba County, eastern Tibet on 28 September. He died at the scene. Free Tibet has received confirmed reports of the incident…..(…)

AsiaNews, 09/30/2013

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