Nun immolates self in Tibet



Dharamshala: Yet another Tibetan nun Palden Choetso self-immolated in Kham Tawu, eastern Tibet at 12 noon today.

Tibetan Government in exile said here today that she set herself on fire in a wave of self-immolation protests that have taken place this year since march. Palden Choetso also known as Choesang, 35 from Jangchup Choeling nunnery near 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. It is also reported that Chinese security forces have already surrounded the monastery in an attempt to suppress the information.

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