Name: Tenzin Phuntsok
Father’s Name: Tsering Phuntsok
Mother’s Name: –
Affiliation: Former monk of Karma monastery, Chamdo
Location of incident: Near Karma monastery, Chamdo County, Tibet Autonomous Region
Date of Self-immolation: 2011-12-01
Info: This the first self-immolation to occur in the Tibet Autonomous Region, and the 13th since Kirti monk Tapey set himself on fire on February 27, 2009. Tenzin Phuntsok, a former Tibetan monk who self-immolated in protest against the Chinese government in Chamdo in eastern Tibet on 1 December, has succumbed to his injuries, reports coming out of Tibet says. Tenzin Phuntsok shouted long live His Holiness the Dalai Lama after setting himself on fire. He died at a hospital in Chamdo on 6 December.