Tsepo
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Details

Name: Tsepo
Age: 20
Date/place of protest: 25 October 2012, Nagchu
Current status: Deceased
Overview: Tsepo and his cousin Tenzin both died after staging a protest in Nagchu.

Information

Two young Tibetans in their twenties, Tsepo and Tenzin, set fire to themselves in a double self-immolation near a government building in Nagchu, Tibet Autonomous Region. Some Tibetan sources reported that the Tibetans were cousins.

Both young men were monks from Bankar monastery and Bankar village in Driru, Nagchu.