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Tibetan Self-Immolator Dies in China's Sichuan Province

Another Tibetan has set himself on fire in China's Sichuan province, becoming the 131st to self-immolate in protest since 2009. Tawu Lobsang Jinpa, a Tibetan exile in Dharamsala, India, tells VOA's Tibetan service that 32-year old Thinley Namgyal succumbed to his burns within minutes of setting himself on fire. "Due to the remote locality of the incident, the Chinese authorities were not able to immediately confiscate his body, allowing the local residents to bring the body to...

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