Name: Lobsang Gedun
Father’s Name: Golog Lokho
Mother’s Name: Sago Dewang
Affiliation: Penag Kadak Troedreling Monastery, Seley Thang region of Golog Pema Dzong
Location of incident: At a crossroad in Golog Pema Dzong, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Qinghai Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-12-03
Info: Lobsang Gedun, aged 29, set fire to himself on December 3 at the main intersection in Pema county town and died at the scene. Before his death Lobsang Gedun shouted slogans and looked to bring his hands together in prayer, according to a local Tibetan who spoke with Tibetans in exile. In what has become an increasingly common response, state security personnel attempted to remove Lobsang Gedun body, but were stopped by a gathering of local Tibetans, who took the body to the local monastery for prayers. Lobsang Gedun (informally known as Loge) was a monk at Pema Gonka Dagtroe Lin monastery, in Pema county, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province.