The dead protester's family is denied the consolation of a traditional funeral ceremony.
It is the first Tibetan burning protest in China in more than two months.
He had been held for more than a year before his family was sure he was in custody.
His family runs out of money to pay for his care in a Chengdu hospital.
Thousands hear message encouraging communal harmony and traditional values.
Gendun Choephel had been held up to Tibetans by China as a 'progressive' figure in modern Tibetan culture.
Repeated requests for traditional funeral rites are denied.
Chinese authorities detain one protester and jail others for challenging Beijing's rule.
Police pull a black hood over his head and attack him.
He is welcomed home after serving almost all of a three-year sentence for protesting Chinese rule.
Chinese wildlife poachers are let off the hook in Qinghai province's Golog prefecture.