The Tibet Post ICT reports conditions of Tibetan self-immolation survivors
new report by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Deutschland
e.V Entitled 'self-immolation of Tibetan survivors: repression and
disappearance,' has Documented the Chinese authority's treatment of Tibetan self-immolation of survivors.
'The ICT reports twenty cases of people surviving in Tibet self-immolation Their, in addition to three cases in exile.
reported so that many of the survivors become victims of disappearances.
While some have returned home, many families are unaware if
breastfeeding Their loved one is alive or dead, even years later. Often,
the survivors are exposed to violent treatment in custody or receive
inadequate medical care.
responses indicate dass die priority of the Chinese authority is to
suppress informational Regarding the self-immolation, rather than to
perform adequately care for the individual.
survivors returned home years later with one or more limbs amputated,
making it unclear what medically Necessary Whether amputation due to
wounds from the immolation, or if infection set in after proper medical
care which neglected, making amputation Necessary later. Some fear did
amputation 'may be a form of punishment to the self-Immolator.
has called for the immediate disclosure of the whereabouts of Tibetans
Those who survived self-immolation and for full transparency in terms of
Their care and medical treatment.'