Rinchen | 仁钦

Rinchen | 仁钦

In confirmed reports coming out of Tibet, a Tibetan mother of four passed away after setting her body on fire demanding the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and freedom in Tibet.

The self-immolation occurred in the beleaguered Ngaba region of eastern Tibet at around 6.30 a.m. (local time) today.

Rinchen, 33, torched her body in front of a special security office outside the main entrance of the besieged Kirti monastery, specifically set up by the local Chinese authorities following the spate of self-immolation and protests in the region.

According to sources in exile, monks from the Kirti monastery were able to rescue Rinchen’s charred body and carried it inside the monastery.

“Engulfed in flames, Rinchen raised slogans demanding the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and freedom in Tibet. She passed away immediately,” said the exile base of Kirti monastery in a release today.

Rinchen | 仁钦 was the 27th(25thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009. She was the 5thfemale self-immolator.

仁钦(又写仁真),安多阿坝(今四川省阿坝藏族羌族自治州阿坝县)贾洛乡牧民,四个孩子的母亲,32岁。
2012年3月4日,中共“两会”期间,仁钦在格尔登寺旁边的派出所前自焚,呼喊“让达赖喇嘛返回西藏!”、“西藏要自由!”因喝下汽油,当场牺牲,遗体被抬进格尔登寺,后由藏人火葬。
她是贾洛乡拿仓玛村人,父亲名叫热纳,母亲名叫拉阔,丈夫布达于2011年去世。她有四个孩子,最大的13岁,最小的才几个月。

遗言:

“让达赖喇嘛返回西藏!”、“西藏要自由!”

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