Tibet: Land Seizure Prompts Self-immolation

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Tibet: Land Seizure Prompts Self-immolation
By: Redazione, Dossier Tibet.com
05 January 2013
 

After the devastating earthquake in Kyekundo, a Tibetan woman named Pasang Lhamo had self immolated on 13th Sept. 2012 to protest against the land confiscation by Chinese authorities.On 26th June 2012, Tibetans from Kyekundo staged a peaceful protest against the land confiscation by the Chinese authorities during which a Tibetan woman named Deckyi Choezom self immolated but the Chinese authorities extinguished the fire and arrested her.Her where abouts are unclear.After that on 13th Sept. 2012, Pasang Lhamo burnt herself to protest against the Chinese government for forcibly confiscating land owned by the Tibetans. According to Voice Of Tibet’s Mandarin Broadcast on 3rd January, it is learnt that she is in a hospital at the moment.

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