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Not to be confused with Tapuy, a traditional Philippine rice wine.

Tapey is a young Tibetan monk from Kirti Monastery whose attempted self-immolation February 27, 2009 in the marketplace in Ngawa Town, Ngawa County, Sichuan marked the beginning of the wave of Tibetan self-immolations.[1]


  1. ^ Edward Wong (June 2, 2012). "In Occupied Tibetan Monastery, a Reason for Fiery Deaths". The New York Times. Retrieved June 3, 2012.