Today a Tibetan man set himself on fire in Tawu county in Kham region of eastern Tibet to protest against Chinese oppression.The man, identified as 32-year-old Trinley Namgyal, self-immolated in protest against the Chinese government's continuing repressive policies in Tibetan regions.Namgyal set himself ablaze around 12.06pm (local time) near the Chinese government building in Khangsar township in Tawu County.Soon after the incident, the man's body was taken by locals to the Gongthal Monastery and that condition is presently unknown.

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