Name: Jamyang Losal
Father’s Name: Late Gonpo Tsering
Mother’s Name: Mamey
Affiliation: Chentsa, Malho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China’s Qinghai Province)
Location of incident: In front of Mani temple in Chentsa, Malho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China’s Qinghai Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2017-05-18
Info: Jamyang Losel, a young Tibetan monk in Qinghai, set fire to himself and died on May 19, 2017 in the 150th self-immolation by a Tibetan in People’s Republic of China since 2009. Jamyang Losel, who was in his twenties, set fire to himself near the county hospital in Chentsa (Chinese: Jianzha) in Malho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai, according to Tibetan sources. He was immediately taken to a hospital in Xining, the provincial capital, but died there, and his body was not returned to his family, according to reports circulating on social media.