57th Tibetan sets himself on fire to fight for a free Tibet, that is less and less likely


When will the Chinese ever learn?

China News

Another Tibetan Monk set himself on fire on the morning of October 22. It is the second self-immolation of Tibetan monks in 48 hours, third in ten days and the 57th since 2009, said Free Tibet.

The 50-year-old monk named Dhondup finished his morning meditation as usual, walked to the side of the Serkhang temple (meaning golden house) in Xiahe County, and demolished in a golden blaze. His body was immediately seized by the police.

Xiahe, a county in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture(GTAP), Gansu province, China, has seen two such cases in the past 48 hours.  On Saturday, a 27-year-old Tibetan man named Lhamo Kyeb, a layman and father of two young children self-immolated.

Reports described him as “running along the road in a ball of flames, calling for the Dalai Lama  to come home.” His family managed to get hold of his…

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