Last updated: April 5, 2013
- 112 Tibetans have self-immolated to protest Chinese rule. 106 in Tibet, 5 in exile, 1 in China
- 109 self-immolated since February 2009
- 2 deadly beatings of Tibetan protesters.
- 92 of them have died since protests began in 2009.
- 23 of them were under 18 (!)
The Dalai Lama has said he does not encourage the protests, but he has praised the courage of those who engage in self-immolation.
You can witness pictures of these brave Tibetans in the gallery below ( warning : shocking images! )
Our friends at the International Campaign for Tibet (SaveTibet.org) have built profiles for many of these heroes:
Konchok Tenzin ,Lhamo Kyab ,Kalkyi ,Lobsang Thogme ,Kunchok Wangmo ,Sangdag ,Tsesung Kyab ,Phagmo Dundrup ,Rinchen ,Sonam Dhargye ,NamlhaTsering ,Drugpa Khar ,Lobsang Namgyal ,Konchok Kyab ,Tsering ,Tsering Tashi ,Wangchen Kyi ,Kunchok Pelgye ,Pema Dorjee ,Lobsang Geleg ,Sungdue Kyab ,Kunchok Kyab ,Tsering Namgyal ,Wande Khar ,Sanggye Tashi ,Kelsang Kyab ,Gonpo Tsering ,Kunchok Tsering ,Wangyal ,Sangay Dolma ,Tamdrin Kyab ,Tamdrin Dorjee ,Lubhum Gyal ,Tsering Dundrup ,Wangchen Norbu ,Sangdag Tsering ,Chagmo Kyi ,Khabum Gyal ,Tenzin Dolma ,Nyangchag Bum ,Nyangkar Tashi ,Gonpo Tsering ,Jinpa Gyatso ,Dorjee ,Samdrup ,Dorjee Kyab ,Tamding Tso ,Tsegyal ,Dorjee Lhundrup ,Tsewang Kyab ,Lhamo Tseten ,Tsepo ,Tenzin ,Dorje Rinchen ,Dhondup ,Lhamo Kyab ,Tamdin Dorje ,Sangay Gyatso ,Gudrub ,Yangdang ,Passang Lhamo ,Lobsang Damchoe ,Lobsang Kelsang ,Lungtok ,Tashi ,Chopa ,Dolkar Tso ,Lobsang Tsultrim ,Losang Lozin ,Tsewang Dorjee ,Dickyi Choezom ,Ngawang Norphel ,Tenzin Khedup ,Tamdin Thar ,Rikyo ,Dargye ,Dorje Tseten ,Choepak Kyap ,Sonam ,Chimey Palden ,Tenpa Darjey ,Lobsang Sherab ,Sonam Dargye ,Lobsang Tsultrim ,Jamyang Palden ,Gepey ,Dorjee ,Rinchen ,Tsering Kyi ,Nangdrol ,Damchoe Sangpo ,Lobsang Gyatso ,Tenzin Choedron ,Sonam Rabyang ,Rinzin Dorje ,Losang Jamyang ,Sonam Wangyal ,Tsultrim ,Tennyi ,Tenzin Phuntsog ,Palden Choetso ,Dawa Tsering ,Tenzin Wangmo ,Norbu Damdrul ,Choepel ,Kayang ,Kelsang Wangchuk ,Lobsang Kelsang ,Lobsang Kunchok ,Tsewang Norbu ,Phuntsog ,Tapey
This fact sheet summarizes the status of the self-immolated Tibetans inside Tibet since 2009.
You can find the fact sheet here: http://bit.ly/immolation-fact-sheet .
Further informations can be found also on the FreeTibet.org website: http://www.freetibet.org/news-media/na/full-list-self-immolations-tibet
A list of self-immolations can be found here: http://www.savetibet.org/media-center/ict-news-reports/map-tibetan-self-immolations
Please spread the word!
Fact sheet updated at July 18, 2012
Map updated March 26, 2013