Name: Sangay Tashi
Father’s Name: Namkho
Mother’s Name: Tsering Dolma
Affiliation: Sangkhog, Sangchu county
Location of incident: Sangkhog, Sangchu county, Ganlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Gansu Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-11-27
Info: In another fiery protest against the Chinese government’s repressive rule in Tibet, an 18 year old Tibetan teenager died yesterday (27 Nov) after setting himself on fire around 11 pm (local time) in Sangkhog, Labrang in north-eastern Tibet. It was the second self-immolation of the day, taking the total self-immolation toll to 87 since 2009. While engulfed in flames, Sangay Tashi was shouting slogans calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet and the release of the 11th Panchen Lama and all other political prisoners from jail, eyewitnesses claimed.
He died on the spot after which local Tibetans later carried his body to a nearby house.