149. Chagdor Kyab

Chagdor Kyab
Date: May 2, 2017
Protest location: Bora (Chinese: Bola) in Gansu, the Tibetan area of Amdo
Age: 16

Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Unknown

Info: Reports have emerged of a self-immolation on May 2 of a Tibetan teenager, a student named Chagdor Kyab. Sources from the region told Radio Free Asia that after setting himself on fire near Bora monastery, Chagdor Kyab shouted “Tibet wants freedom” and “Let His Holiness the Dalai Lama come back to Tibet” while he burned. It is not known if he is still alive.

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