Name: Tashi Rabten
Father’s Name: Tenphel (Late)
Mother’s Name: Dolkar Kyi (Late)
Affiliation: Teushel village in Machu County, Ganlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Incorporated into China’s gansu Province)
Location of incident: On the street of Machu county (Incorportaed into China’s Gansu Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2016-12-08
Info: A Tibetan man, who has been named as Tashi Rabten, was heard calling for the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet as he set fire to himself on December 8 and died in Machu in Gansu, the Tibetan area of Amdo. Video and images depicted a body engulfed in flames with a young boy looking on, and a woman standing nearby reciting prayers. A second video circulating on social media shows police arriving to take away the body.