Name: Kalsang Jinpa
Father’s Name: Choepa
Mother’s Name: Dechok Kyi
Location of incident: Rebgong county (Ch: Qinghai Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-11-08
Info: As Kelsang Jinpa set himself ablaze, he could be heard shouting for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, according to a Tibetan source in exile. His body was taken by local Tibetans to an area where high lamas are cremated. According to other exile sources, following the cremation, Tibetans began to gather at the square where Jinpa had died, and some shouted slogans calling for the Dalai Lama’s long life and his return to Tibet. The situation remains tense.