Gonpo Tsering | 贡保才让

Gonpo Tsering | 贡保才让

CTA said Gonpo Tsering, 19, set himself on fire around 2 pm (local time) in Lushoe village in Tsoe region of eastern Tibet on Saturday, November 10.

As flames consumed his body, he raised slogans demanding freedom for Tibetans and return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to his homeland,” the release said. “Local Tibetans tried to extinguish the flames, but Gonpo succumbed to his injuries two hours later.”

His body was later taken to his native Kay village, where local Tibetans organised a special prayer service.

 

 

Gonpo Tsering | 贡保才让 was the 76th(73thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.

贡保才让,安多黑措(今甘肃省甘南藏族自治州合作市)勒秀乡农牧民,19岁。
2012年11月10日下午约两点半,中共十八大期间,贡保才让在勒秀乡琼日塘寺前自焚,呼喊“民族自由”、“语言自由”、让尊者达赖喇嘛返回西藏”,两小时后牺牲。当地僧俗民众将他的遗体送回家中,并举行了超度祈福法会。
他在读合作市藏族中学时,是品学优良的学生,多次获得奖励,并会表演相声。2011年退学回到乡格村结婚。他的父亲名叫扎西索南,42岁;母亲名叫宁洛,已故;继母名叫贡保吉。他的妻子名叫周毛秀。
新华社英文网发布简讯承认发生这起自焚。新华网2013年2月27日报道61中称贡保才让是“在合作市乔吾堂寺大经堂门口自焚死亡”, 称他是受到康(四川省甘孜州甘孜县)大金岭寺僧人呷绒达金、甘南僧人三木旦、扎西加木措、旦藏及旦贝杰布“策划、煽动”自焚的,目前尚不知判刑情况。

遗言:

“民族自由”、“语言自由”、让尊者达赖喇嘛返回西藏”

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