Tuesday December 23, a 37 year old Tibetan monk by the name of Kalsang Yeshi died as the result of self-immolation in Sechuan Province China. This is the third such occurrence, and only one of many instances of self-immolation in recent history. According to the Central Tibetan Administration this brings the total cases of self-immolation to 135. Many of the cases of self-immolation are in protest to the policies and governance. Kalsang Yeshi died in front of the police station that was monitoring the activities of the Tibetan Nyasto monastery.