Dharamshala — Chinese authorities in Ngaba county of north-eastern Tibet have detained a Tibetan woman on suspicion of activities, allegedly celebrating the 80th birthday of Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
Tashi Kyi, a 20-year-old Tibetan woman was detained by local Chinese police in Meuruma Township, Ngaba County in Amdo Province of Tibet," Kanyak Tsering of the Kirti Monastery in Dharamsala told the Tibet Post International, citing a source inside Tibet.
"The nomad woman was arrested by Chinese police and then forcibly taken to Ngaba (Ch: Aba County in Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province)," Ven Tsering said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Ven Tsering said that "local Tibetans believe that her arrest was made on suspicion of some activities related to the 80th birthday celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Meuruma Township."
"She was living with her parents when she was arrested on July 2. Since her arrest, Tashi Kyi's conditions and whereabouts remain unknown," he further said.
"She grew up with her nomad parents," he said, adding that "she never attended formal schooling."
As an effort to impose pervasive surveillance on every streets in Tibet and further tightening of the restrictions to maintain the so called "social stability," the government uses a mix of systematic oppressive measures to prevent the 80th birthday celebrations of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in in Ngaba County.