Date: April 16, 2015
Location: Ngaba (Chinese:Aba), the Tibetan area of Amdo
Current whereabouts/wellbeing: Deceased
The Tibetan man was named by Tibetan sources as Neykyab, believed to be in his forties or fties. The same sources said that he was the brother in law of another Tibetan fro Ngaba, Dargye, who set re to himself in Lhasa on May 27, 2012.
A Local source from Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan (the Tibetan area of Amdo) told RFA: He was protesting against Chinese policies in Tibet. His body was taken away by police. “Another source told RFA: “He had received recognition for his vow not to harm others in personal disputes- a vow that he took in honor of all those who have sacri ced themselves in self-immola- tion protests for the cause of Tibetan freedom”