tibet-post-header
Tibet: News Tibet Tibetan monk arrested for allegedly spreading protest information

Tibetan monk arrested for allegedly spreading protest information

E-mail Print

Tibet-Kalsang-Choedhar-2013Dharamshala: - A Tibetan was detained by Chinese authorities for his role in allegedly sending out information on the recent mass protest in Kham Driru County of eastern Tibet.

"Kalsang Choedhar, a monk from Palyul monastery in Palyul County was arrested by Chinese police on October 12 (3pm Local Time) in the main market in Sog County, eastern Tibet," Tharpa, a Tibetan living in exile told The Tibet Post International.

"Hundreds of Tibetan monks from Palyul monastery gathered at a government office in Palyul County to call for the release of the monk, who was detained for allegedly spreading information on the recent two week-long deadly crackdown in Driru County," he said.

"His mobile phone was also confiscated by the Chinese authorities," Tharpa further said, citing the sources in the region.

According to the sources, "many locals, including Buddhist nuns later joined the monks in front of the police station to demand his release from Chinese custody," Since then his whereabouts and well-being remain unknown."

The protesters however were told that the monk has already been moved to Chamdho county", sources added.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 15 October 2013 22:58 )  


......


'I'll live for 100 yrs:' Tibetan leader reaffirms at final day of Kalachakra

'I'll live for 100 yrs:' Tibetan leader reaffirms at final day of Kalachakra

Bodh Gaya — “You are making this Long Lif...

Swiss arrests Tibet protesters in capital Bern during Xi's visit

Swiss arrests Tibet protesters in capital Bern during Xi's visit

Bern — Swiss police detained 32 Tibetan ...

Tibetan leader bestows preliminary empowerment at Kalachakra

Tibetan leader bestows preliminary empowerment at Kalachakra

Bodh Gaya — His Holiness the Dalai Lama ...

Sikyong pays tribute to His Holiness, Indian govt. for Kalachakra

Sikyong pays tribute to His Holiness, Indian govt. for Kalachakra

Bodh Gaya — Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, i...

Tibetan youth bring 'Service to people' at Kalachakra initiation

Tibetan youth bring 'Service to people' at Kalachakra initiation

Bodh Gaya — With the commencement of His...

Tibetan Parliament appeals UN to reaffirm its commitment on Tibet

Tibetan Parliament appeals UN to reaffirm its commitment on Tibet

Dharamshala — The Tibetan parliament-in-...

Tibetan leader arrives in Bodhgaya, offers prayers at Mahabodhi Temple

Tibetan leader arrives in Bodhgaya, offers prayers at Mahabodhi Temple

Bodh Gaya, Bihar — His Holiness the Dala...

Tibetan leader concludes teaching with Russian Buddhists in Delhi

Tibetan leader concludes teaching with Russian Buddhists in Delhi

New Delhi — His Holiness concluded his t...