Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 01, Feb 2015 11:03 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
China hot at Obama for first public appearance with Dalai Lama
PM Sangay to attend Europe “Rally for Tibet” on uprising day
Ten Tibetan nomads detained in Chengdu
Dalai Lama speaks on Compassion at Kalindi College for Women
15 Communist Party officials in Tibet punished for loyalty to Dalai Lama
TAI screens documentary on cyber threat for Tibetans, gives presentation on WeChat perils
China shuts down private Tibetan school in Qinghai
Tibetan political prisoner released in Lithang
Drilda monk sentenced to 10 years in prison
Tibetan PM greets India on 66th Republic Day, TYC joins Clean India drive
 Latest Photo News
Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche greets His Holiness the Dalai Lama before the start of prayer offerings in front of a stupa in Sankisa, UP, India on January 30, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama  gestures to thank students who performed before his talk at the Dayanand Anglo-Vedic (DAV) School in Ghaziabad, UP, India on January 27, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is presented with the Santokbaa Award by Governor of Gujarat Sri O P Kohli (in red turban), for his contribution to humanity, Surat, Gujarat, India. January 2, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Reporters Without Borders calls for release of three Tibetan monks
Phayul[Saturday, January 05, 2013 21:05]
DHARAMSHALA, January 5: International press freedom advocate Reporters Without Borders has expressed concern over the disappearance of three Tibetan monks Sungrab Gyatso, Yeshe Sangpo, and Draksang and demanded their release in a release Friday.

Phayul had earlier reported that Chinese authorities in eastern Tibet arrested the three monks of the Chamru Monastery for their reported role in sending out information on mass students’ protest in the Chabcha region of Tsolho in November last.

Chinese security personnel arrested Sungrab Gyatso on December 1 while Dragsang and Yeshe Sangpo were picked from their Monastery two days later. The release noted that no information has been provided about the conditions and location in which the monks are being held.

“Jail sentences and holding detainees incommunicado are radical measures but they are used routinely against human rights activists who try to disseminate information that the regime wants to suppress,” Reporters Without Borders said.

“We are outraged by these practices, which show that the People’s Republic of China not only censors messages about freedom and justice but also continues to target those who transmit them. We call for the immediate release of the three monks and the policeman and the withdrawal of all the charges against them.”

On November 26, over a thousand Tibetan students from the Chabcha Sorig Lobling School staged a major protest rally against the Chinese government, raising slogans calling for freedom, equality of nationalities, freedom of language, respect for truth, and re-establishment of governance.

Chinese armed forces used violent force to break up the demonstration, injuring many young protesters and hospitalising around 20 students. The school was subsequently placed under complete lock down and Chinese security forces barred students from meeting their parents and relatives.

RSF noted that many Tibetan monks have been arrested and jailed in recent months for circulating information about protests and cases of self-immolation.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
falling on deaf ears (omze)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Reporters Without Borders calls for release of three Tibetan monks
Central Council of Tibetan Medicine observes ninth anniversary
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2015 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement