148. Wangchuk Tseten

148. Wangchuk Tseten
Date: April 15, 2017
Protest location: Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) in eastern Tibet
Age: Unknown

Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Unknown, believed unlikly to have survived

Info: Footage has emerged of a self-immolation on April 15 of a Tibetan man, father of three Wangchuk Tseten. Wangchuk Tseten was from Kardze Prefecture. A video circulating online shows police spraying fire extinguishers on a blackened, smoky body lying on the ground. It is not known if Wangchuk Tseten is still alive, although it is believed to be unlikely.

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