On Saturday, March 5, 2012, another Tibetan died after setting himself on fire protesting China’s occupation of Tibet.
Dorjee, 18, a native of Cha Shang in the beleaguered Ngaba region of eastern Tibet set himself on fire at around 6.30 pm local time today.
The exile base of Kirti monastery in Dharamshala, in a release said that Dorjee carried out a march from a bridge to a Chinese office in the region.
“Dorjee was engulfed in fire as he raised slogans protesting the Chinese government’s policies in Tibet while marching towards the office building,” the release said.
Dorjee | 多杰 was the 28th(26thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.