Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 20, Apr 2014 06:50 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Dalai Lama saddened by South Korea ferry disaster, offers prayers
Tibetan arrested for photographing self immolation protest
Exile Tibetans pray for Tibetan self immolators
Conference on CTA’s international efforts concludes
Abbot among five Tibetans arrested
Tibetan PM Sangay launches TPI website and book on CCP leaders in Tibet
China scraps human rights talk with UK
Tibetan immolates self in Tawu
Reshuffle in Offices of Tibet, Japan and Australia
Students' conference on Leadership and Personal Development held
Advertisement
Readers' Comments on "On Fire I Will Burn by Bhuchung D Sonam"
Tenzin Wangmo was born in 1991 and joined Dechen Choekhorling nunnery in childhood. On October 17, 2011, she walked to Sumdo Bridge in Ngaba in northeastern Tibet and set herself on fire. With this she became the first female Tibetan self-immolator and as the flames engulfed her body, Wangmo called out for an end to religious repression, and the Dalai Lama’s return. She was 20. Ninety-eight people have set themselves on fire since 2009. Their average age is 25....
 Click here to post your comment
1 comment(s) found You are on page 1 of 1
Name
Comment
MissPiggy  

Location: PigSty
Subject: Back on track.
Jan 17 2013 03:19 AM

I welcome this new article about Tibet's self-immolations. Most of the information were already out there and most Tibetans probably knows about the reasons for the self-immolations but Buchung la has expressed it beautifully and in a more concrete way but giving valuable historical reference points. It was a much welcome post after the last what-the-hell moment.
Advertisement
 Latest Topics
Tibetan immolates self in Tawu (18:04, 16 Apr 2014)
For Hu the Bell Tolls (13:04, 16 Apr 2014)
China scraps human rights talk with UK (13:04, 16 Apr 2014)
Reshuffle in Offices of Tibet, Japan and Australia (22:04, 15 Apr 2014)
AN ALTERNATE TRIBUTE TO BAPA PHUNTSOG WANGYAL - A SLAVE MINDSET (21:04, 08 Apr 2014)
  Hot Topics
Is the Dalai Lama safe? - by Jamyang Norbu (7)
AN ALTERNATE TRIBUTE TO BAPA PHUNTSOG WANGYAL - A SLAVE MINDSET (7)
Toronto - Tibetan youth stabbed to death trying to stop a fight, police say (4)
An Unnecessary Resolution (3)
Ignore foreign pressure on Tibet, says Zhu (2)
Missing the big moment: by Jamyang Norbu (2)
Taiwan Tibet support group 'hurt' by CTA official's remarks (2)
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2014 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online