Name: Norbu Dramdul
Father’s Name: Pema
Mother’s Name: –
Affiliation: Former monk of Kirti monastery
Location of incident: Main street in Ngaba County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Sichuan Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2011-10-07
Info: Norbu Damdrul, 19, a former Kirti monk, set fire to himself in a protest on the main street in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) county town just before noon on October 15. According to exiled Tibetan sources he shouted “We need freedom and independence for Tibet,” and called for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet as his body was burning, according to the same sources.