Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Photo: Chinese Construction Worker in Nanjing, by Kristoffer Trolle

November 29, 2017

63-year-old Tibetan Monk Self-immolates in Sichuan

Citing Tibetan sources, Radio Free Asia reports that a 63-year-old Tibetan monk named Tenga has died after self-immolation in the Tibetan region of Kardze (Ganzi in Chinese) in Sichuan Province on Sunday. RFA claims that a communication crackdown in the region kept the news from getting out earlier. Tenga becomes the 151st Tibetan to self-immolate in protest of Chinese policies

November 29, 2017

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