“New images from Tibet depict self-immolation of Dorje Rinchen in Labrang today and aftermath”

Before I could even post news of the first self-immolation in Labrang itself, a second occurred. Via ICT, a set of images taken at the scene. Be warned, they’re gruesome.

A remarkable new set of images from Labrang today depict the self-immolation of Dorje Rinchen and its aftermath, showing the Tibetan farmer running down the street ablaze, and a buildup of troops in confrontation with local people trying to protect Dorje Rinchen.

The self-immolation of Dorje Rinchen has been confirmed by the Chinese state media today (October 23) and is the second self-immolation at Labrang in eastern Tibet in two days.

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