Name: Jamphel Yeshi
Father’s Name: –
Mother’s Name: –
Affiliation: A native of Kham Tawu, eastern Tibet
Location of incident: Near Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, India
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-03-26
Info: Jampa Yeshe, 27, set himself alight on March 26, 2012 in New Delhi amidst several hundred protestors representing numerous causes who had gathered to mark an up-coming international summit which was to be attended by Chinese President Hu Jintao. Images of Jampa Yeshe’s self-immolation showed him running with flames enveloping his entire body and his face contorted with pain and the effort of shouting slogans. He was reportedly on flames for almost two minutes before falling to the ground, when other protestors gathered at the scene put the flames out and he was taken to hospital.