Name: Sonam Tso
Age: Around 50s
Father’s Name: –
Mother’s Name: –
Affiliation: Dotsa village in Dzoge County, Ngaba Prefecture (Sichuan Province)
Location of incident: Near Sera Monastery, within the same township of Dotsa village, Dzoge County, Ngaba Prefecture (Sichuan Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2016-03-23
Info: A Tibetan mother of five has burned herself to death in southwestern China’s Sichuan province in a challenge to Beijing’s rule in the second such protest in a Tibetan area of China this year. Sonam Tso, believed to have been in her 50s, self-immolated on March 23 near a monastery in Dzoege (in Chinese, Ruo’ergai) county in the Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, source said, speaking on condition of anonymity.