Jigme Tenzin | 久美旦真

Second self-immolation

Free Tibet has also confirmed a second self-immolation in Malho, east Tibet, to the north of Ngaba. The protester’s name and further information are not available at the time of writing but it is believed he died.

[UPDATE] Protester identified as Jigme Tenzin

Jigme Tenzin | 久美旦真 was the 133th(128thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.

直至3月25日,境外西藏组织及媒体发布新闻稿说,3月16日在青海省黄南藏族自治州泽库县自焚牺牲的僧人被证实名为久美旦真(Jigme Tenzin),29岁。他当时在夏德寺外自焚,重伤。夏德寺僧人将他抬到寺院,为随即牺牲的他举行了超度祈福法会。当局立即封锁了该地区的通讯,并从夏德寺抓捕了14名僧人,其中11人至今被拘留。在拘押期间僧人皆遭毒打。久美旦真的两个兄弟于18日遭拘押,23日获释。久美旦真的父亲呼吁当局不要惩罚夏德寺,却于3月22日被拘捕,至今下落不明。

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