Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 04, Oct 2015 08:47 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Photo News
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Tibetan prisoner released in severe medical condition
Tibetan women hit by car in Minnesota, dies
Dalai Lama on his health: No worries, stay assured
Police takes TYC hunger striker to hospital against will
Copenhagen Police to investigate suppression of Tibetan flag
Dalai Lama healthy, will arrive home Saturday
TYC walks to UN office to commemorate 1987 uprising, fast for Tibet enters 19th day
Student group denied venue for poll debate at TCV Youth Hostel
Hillary Clinton slams Xi on women empowerment
We encourage China to engage with Dalai Lama : Obama
 Latest Photo News
Contestants for the Miss Himalaya Pageant pose for shutterbugs, McLeod Ganj, Oct. 2, 2015. The contest, organized by Lobsang Wangyal Productons, will be held On Oct. 3, 2015. 
Phayul Photo/Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama joins Swami Guru Sharanand-ji Maharaj (to his right) and members of Karshni Ashram for lunch in Trimbakeshwar, Maharashtra, India, August 31, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
Exile Tibetan PM Lobsang Sangay hoists the Indian tricolor as members of the Kashag, senior officials of the Central Tibetan Administration participate in an official function to mark the 69th Independence Day of India, Kashag Secretariat, Aug. 15, Phayul Photo
more photos »
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
Photo Galleries
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