Demonstrations, News Item, Tibet

Tibetan Woman Dies Following Self-Immolation Protest In Amdo Region Of Tibet

Confirmed reports that Ms Tashi Kyi aged 55 has died following her self-immolation protest against Chinese rule in occupied Tibet. Her action took place late on Thursday in Sankhog township in Sangchu, Amdo region.

According to the Tibetan online journal Phayul:

“Chinese police arrived this morning at her home and forcibly took her body away despite Tibetans’ appeal to let the family perform the last rites”.

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