Reflections of New Minnesotans: Tibetans in Minnesota react to reports of self immolation protests in Tibet


Ten self-immolations in the last eight months. What is going on in Tibet? Two Tibetans, living in exile in Minnesota, share their stories.  

Listen as Jigme Ugen, president of the Minnesota chapter of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, and Tenzin Khando, general secretary of the Tibetan Women’s Association of Minnesota, discuss Tibetan activism and movements towards standing in solidarity with Tibetan monks and nuns who face religious persecution. [Audio below]

On Nov. 2, Tibetans around the US will rally in Washington, D.C., for a global day of action ahead of the G-20 summit of international leaders in Cannes, France.