Name: Lobsang Tsultrim
Father’s Name: Yeshi
Mother’s Name: Tsedron
Affiliation: Kirti Monastery, Ngaba County
Location of incidents: Highway on upper Ngaba County, Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Sichuan Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-03-16
Info: Lobsang Tsultrim set himself on fire and proceeded to march along the main road in the upper part of Ngaba county town, shouting slogans of protest against the Chinese government. As he walked on from the site of his self-immolation, armed police personnel came running to intercept him, at which he turned and ran back in the other direction, continuing to shout. He was then knocked to the ground by a police officer, and the police extinguished the flames, and threw him into the back of a pickup vehicle. He was held down by police officers, but was seen to raise his arms while continuing to shout, showing that he was still alive.