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9july20091Dharamshala: Around twenty seven Tibetan protesters which led by Norlha and Dhargye staged a demonstration on 27th June at Kyabchen monastery in Dege Joda county to call for release of Migyur Gonpo and Gyatsang Dorjee who were arrested earlier June. Twenty two Tibetans were taken into police custody at the monastery and many people were left seriously injured after the armed Chinese forces freely used tear gas, electronic shocks and gunshot, a source from Tibet said.

The situation is still in tense under the Chinese forceful patriotic re-education for Tibetans in several villages and monasteries including Den Choekhor Monastery. "Chinese authorities held nine times movements in Dhochue township and its surrounding areas including  forcing to their involve in re-education campaign and called the local Tibetans to denounce so called splitist activists of His Holiness the Dalai Lama."

Extensive 'Cultural Revolution era' re-education campaigns have been instituted in the monastery including Kyabchen monastery, as a result Lhamas and older monks have been forced to escape for not renouncing their spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Kyabchen monastery and it's branch institutions in Dege Jodha, eastern Tibet was left completely empty for one month after monks were forced to denounce His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Other Tibetan men arrested on 27 June include; Norlha aged 47, Gonpo Dharye aged 44, Bu-lhak, Ajig, Tsultrim, Sampehl Norbu, Sotop, Nyidak, Rinchen Gyaltsen aged 15, Jigmey Wangchuk, Jampa, Jangchub Choephel, Gage, Gyurmed,  Dhonga, Oyo Tsering, Tapa Ajig Gyatsa Tseten, Aten, Wangdue Phuntsok, Trinley, and Choekyong Wanggyal. They are still in the Chinese custody.

Since March 2008 over 220 Tibetans have been killed, 1,294 injured and 290 sentenced, more than 5,600 were arrested or detained and over 1,000 disappeared after the Chinese armed military deadly cracked down in all parts of Tibet.  Newly minted warrants and ramped up security forces make life increasingly more difficult for Tibetans to live inside of Tibet.  China's human rights violations are swept under the "rug" of propaganda because foreign journalists are highly restricted throughout Tibet.

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