Name: Wangchen Norbu
Father’s Name: Tenzin
Mother’s Name: Khando Tso
Affiliation: Yadzi, Tsoshar
Location of incident: Gaden Choepheling, Yadzi, Tsoshar (Ch: Qinghai Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-11-19
Info: Wangchen Norbu, 25, died after burning himself on November 19, 2012 around 8 pm in Kangtsa, an area adjacent to the hometown of the late Panchen Lama in Tsoshar region in Yazi county, Amdo.
Sources in the region say that Norbu set himself ablaze near Kangtsa Gaden Choephelling Monastery and shouted slogans calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, release of the Panchen Lama and freedom for Tibet.