Chagmo Kyi | 久毛吉

Chagmo Kyi | 久毛吉

On Saturday, November 17, 212, Chagmo Kyi, a native of Rebkong Meypa Khagya village in eastern Tibet, self-immolated at the Dolma Square in front of Rongwo Monastery in Rebkong at around 4 pm (local time). She is believed to have been around 27 years of age and has two children.

According to the Dharamshala based rights group, Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Chagmo Kyi passed away at the site of her protest. Her body was later taken to the Rongwo Monastery where thousands of Tibetans reportedly gathered to offer prayers.

“At around 7 pm (local time), Kyi’s body was moved to a cremation site on a nearby hill behind Rongwo Monastery,” TCHRD said. “At the cremation site, a large number of Tibetans were loudly reciting Mani mantras and special prayers associated with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Monks were carrying out preparations to cremate the body.”

Chagmo Kyi | 久毛吉 was the 81th(78thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009. She was the 13thfemale self-immolator.

久毛吉,安多热贡(今青海省黄南藏族自治州同仁县)出租车司机,27岁。是两个孩子的母亲。
2012年11月17日下午4点多,久毛吉在保安镇税务局办公楼前自焚,呼喊“让达赖喇嘛返回西藏”、“语言自由”,当场牺牲。
军警企图抢尸,被藏人僧俗阻拦,并将她的遗体抬到度母广场举行超度祈福法会,随后送往隆务寺后山东加拉(高僧火葬之地)举行了隆重的火葬仪式,有几千人参加。
她是同仁县保安镇卡加村人,家境富裕,在隆务镇等地有房子,自焚前居住在同仁县铝厂家属院。有6岁的儿子彭毛仁青, 5岁的小儿子拉华顿珠。她与丈夫已离婚。她的父亲是退休干部,因为女儿的自焚,被当局取消每月的退休金。
她生前关注藏人的自焚,参加自焚藏人的葬礼,慰问自焚藏人的家属,常常感同身受地悲泣。
新华网2013年2月7日报道62中,称久毛吉是“吉合毛吉”,污名化“她生前与多名男子有不正当两性关系,致使夫妻关系不睦离婚”,因家人要求她复婚,不堪压力而自焚。

遗言:

留下遗书:用藏文和中文写着“民族平等,新任领导人习近平须与尊者达赖喇嘛会面”,以及“和平”两字

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