.Tibetan Nuns and Monks, along with Tibetan lay women and men have for the last several years been protesting to their personal limit against the increasing Chinese Government repression of Tibet's cultural and religious freedom.
Tenzin Wangmo, from a list of Tibetans who have self-immolated since February 2009 :
Tenzin Wangmo, 20, nun, Ngaba
17 October 2011. Died at the scene.
"20-year-old Tenzin Wangmo, a nun at Dechen Chokorling near Ngaba town, called for religious freedom in Tibet and the return on the Dalai Lama as she set herself on fire outside of the nunnery. She died at the scene after less than 10 minutes. Sources have reported militarization intensified at Dechen Chokorling nunnery and the surrounding areas. She is the first woman to self-immolate in the history of Tibet."
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