Name: Yeshi Kandro

Age: Forties

Sex: Female

Status: Nun

Her Slogan: “The long life of the Dalai Lama, for the Dalai Lama to be invited to Tibet, and for freedom for Tibet.”

Date of self-immolation: April 8, 2015

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location: Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan

provinceCurrent whereabouts/wellbeing: Believed to be deceased

A Tibetan nun in her forties called Yeshi Kandro set fire to herself on April 8 in Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) and is believed to have died, according to Tibetan sources. She called for the long life of the Dalai Lama, for the Dalai Lama to be invited to Tibet, and for freedom for Tibet as she set herself alight, according to the same sources.