Tibetans gathered at Tsuk-lag-khang Temple to pray for Venerable Wangchen Dolma, the Tibetan nun who self-immolated on June 11
Tibetans in Dharamsala, India, commemorated the formation of Chusi Gangdruk 55 years ago on June 16, 1958.
VOA Tibetan sources in South India have confirmed the name of the nun who self-immolated on June 11 in Kham Tawo as Wangchen Dolma.
The singers Pema Trinely, 22, and Chakdor 32, were secretly sentenced to a two year prison term in February in Ngaba County, Sichuan Province.
China portrays self-immolators as impressionable youth with low self-esteem, easily influenced by images on foreign media
Tibetans gathered at Tsuk-lag-khang Temple to pray for Venerable Wangchen Dolma, the Tibetan nun who self-immolated on June 11 More
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