One More Self-Immolation Happens in Aba, Sichuan Province
March 16th was the 5th anniversary of a bloody Chinese
crackdown on Tibetans in Aba region of Sichuan Province.
Another Tibetan monk burnt himself in the monastery
of the region in protest against the Chinese ruling in Tibet.
According to the report, 28 year old Lobsang Thokmey
set himself on fire in his room, and ran out holding banners.
He fell down in front of the monastery. Several monks took
him to a local hospital but he died there.
The content on the banner is not identified.
Lobsang is the 108th Tibetan self-immolator.
The next day, another self-immolation broke out in Aba.
Tibetan female writer Tsering Woeser posted on Twitter that
31 year old woman Kunchok Wangmo died from
self-immolation in Aba, Sichuan Province.
Local authority claimed that Kunchok burned herself
to death due to family conflict.
However, his wife refused to accept this claim.
RFA reports that police snatched away Kunchok’s body and
cremated it immediately. They gave the ashes to her husband.
Tsering Woeser says Kunchok Wangmo’s death was released
days after it happened due to strict information blocking in Tibet.
She is the 111th Tibetan and the 16th female to
self-immolate in Tibet.
Annie Yi: Apple Unpalatable Or Dead Pigs Unpalatable
In the early morning of 18th March, social media website
“Twitter" had tweets by the Taiwanese celebrity Annie Yi.
Annie wrote: “Apple unpalatable or dead pigs unpalatable.
Is it difficult to manage apple, or difficult to manage milk
powder. Is apple black or air black?
Apple did not get washed clean, is the apple dirty or
the water dirty.
There is a view of the world, which is “out of focus", non-
negligence is ok, because the one who wants to focus,
would want to focus on the obscured."
According to reports, Annie’s tweet regarding “Chinese
Communist Party (CCP) Fuzzy Dead pig Focus” was published
on the microblog early on 17th March.
The report said in under half day, there were over 14,000
re-tweets. Comments are close to five thousand.
Many scholars support Annie’s view; a writer from Yunnan
called Tujia Yefu praised her as “brilliant".
A netizen from Jinan City of Shandong Province
praised Annie Yi as the real Public figure.
He says,"Only the person who speaks for the people
is eligible to be regarded as a public figure."
Also, a netizen from Shenzhen City, Guangzhou Province said
“Apple’s after-sales service only makes us unsatisfied.
But tainted milk, dead pork, waste oil, genetically modified
Foods and many other unhealthy foods can kill us.
Why doesn’t the CCTV expose these kind of things?"
Another Jiangxi netizen called Lanbosang believes that
Annie Yi is an artist with conscience.
Some people indicate that they now know why
Annie Yi is blocked by the Chinese Communist Party.