Yet Another Tibetan Self-Immolates In Tibet
Dharamshala: Yet another Tibetan nun self-immolated in Kham Tawu, eastern Tibet at around 12 noon today. She is the 11th Palden Choetso at her nunnery (file photo)Tibetan to set herself on fire in a wave of self-immolation protests that has taken place this year since march.
Palden Choetso also known as Choesang, 35, from Jangchup Choeling nunnery near by Nyitso monastery in Kham, set herself on fire while chanting “ Long live His Holiness the Dalai Lama”, “Free Tibet” and “Let His Holiness return to Tibet” at a public prayer session held at Tawu Namgyal Stupa.
She has succumbed while committing the self-less act and her body was taken away to nearby Nyitso monastery by the witnesses. It is also reported that Chinese security forces have already surrounded the monastery in an attempt to suppress the information.
Palden Choetso is from Drotso dzong in Kham Tawu. Her father's name is Joney and her mother's name is Kolen.
In August, Tsewang Norbu, a monk from Nyitso monastery in Kham Tawu have self-immolated calling for freedom and the return of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Tibet.
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