135. Tsepey


Tseypey-1222-150Date: December 22, 2014

Protest location: Center of a town in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba), the Tibetan area of Amdo

Age: 19

Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Deceased

Info: She was identified by exile sources as Tseypey, the fourth of six children from a family in Meruma township, and the same sources say that she died on the scene.

Tseypey was described by Tibetans who knew her as “well-behaved, honest and gentle”, according to Kirti monks in exile in Dharamsala. She had not received a formal education but grew up working as a herder with her parents. According to the same sources, her 60 year old father and 50 year old mother have reportedly been taken away by police, but it is not clear whether they have been detained.

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