Dorje Tseten | 托杰才旦

Dorje Tseten | 托杰才旦

Various sources in exile as well the Chinese official news agencies are now confirming earlier reports of a twin self-immolation protest in Tibet’s capital Lhasa yesterday, May 27, 2012.

According to reports received by Phayul, a 19-year-old Tibetan identified as Dorjee Tseten, along with his friend, an unidentified 25-year old male set themselves on fire in front of the historic Jokhang Temple in an apparent protest against the Chinese government.

Dorjee Tseten is feared dead while there is no information on the well being and whereabouts of the other Tibetan.

Dorje Tseten | 托杰才旦 was the 41th(38thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.

托杰才旦(又写多杰才旦),安多拉卜让(今甘肃省甘南藏族自治州夏河县博拉乡)人,19岁,在拉萨一家叫“尼玛林”的藏餐馆打工。
2012年5月27日(佛教节日“萨嘎达瓦”第六天)下午2点多,托杰才旦与达吉一起,在拉萨大昭寺与斜对面的八廓街派出所之间自焚,杰才旦走了几十步后倒地,当场牺牲。遗体被军警抢走,之后情况不明。
他出生于博拉乡牧民家庭,父亲名叫完德卡,母亲名叫卓尕吉。
他俩自焚后,尼玛林藏餐馆老板、阿坝商人曲格和工作人员都被拘捕;自焚前夕住宿的“满斋酒店”老板夫妇被捕,酒店被当局没收,改设为“拉萨市八廓古城管理委员会”办公室。并且,拉萨开展清查行动,至少抓捕六百多名安多、康等藏区的藏人,在各个进藏路线上设立检查站,凡进入拉萨的外地藏人均需要有“进藏许可证明”等诸多手续。
新华社英文电讯40证实来自四川阿坝的Dargye和来自甘肃夏河的Tobgye Tseten在拉萨自焚,却称是在拉萨市中心的著名商业区八廓街自焚,而不提大昭寺。并称托杰才旦身亡。

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