Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 29, Apr 2017 11:09 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
Tibetan monk released in Xining
Dalai Lama receives Prof ML Sondhi Prize for International Politics
USCIRF reports declining freedom of religion under Xi
Indians have right to show concern about Tibet’s ecology: Dalai Lama
China among lowest in ‘World Press Freedom Index’
Pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers charged with unlawful assembly
Dalai Lama leaves for Delhi to give talk on Compassion and Global Responsibility
Tibetan NGOs call for 11th Panchen Lama's release on his 28th birthday
Exile Tibetan commerce body aims to setup ties with businesses in Tibet
Indian opposition party slams CM Khandu over his border remarks
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives back in McLeod Ganj, after attending events in New Delhi, April 28, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
President of TWA Dolma Yangchen speaks at a candle light march organized by TWA, TYC and SFT for the latest Tibetan self immolator from Kardze, April 17,2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Tibetans participate in a candlelight vigil following news of the self immolation protest by a 24 yr old Tibetan named Pema Gyaltsen in Nyarong, Kham, on March 18, 2017. McLeod Ganj, March 19, 2017 Phayul Photo:Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Three Tibetans in Matoe County arrested in connection with exile elections
[Thursday, March 31, 2016 19:30]
By Tenzin Monlam

Samdup, Lhadon and Rongshar (From L-R)
Samdup, Lhadon and Rongshar (From L-R)
DHARAMSHALA, March 31: Three Tibetans in Matoe County in Amdo (Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province), were arrested by Chinese police at around 10 AM local time on Wednesday in connection with the recently concluded Tibetan elections in exile, reported the Voice of Tibet.

The three Tibetans, two men and a woman, were identified as Samdup, 40, Rongshar, 29, and Lhadon. According to a source, four Chinese police arrested the three from their county.

They were arrested for taking part in a group discussion on WeChat micro messaging app with people from outside Tibet, a source told the VOT.

Local Tibetans say that they were arrested for discussing on topics related to the 2016 exile Tibetan election, the same source said.

Currently, they are all held in the county detention centre since their arrest. The authorities have not allowed their friends and families to meet them.

Samdup is currently the deputy leader of division 1, 3 and 5 of Kyareng village, which has around 150 households. Lhadon is a mother of two with daughter Dharkar (11) and son Tsegyam (8). Youngest of all, Rongshar has a wife named Yangkyi.

Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Three Tibetans in Matoe County arrested in connection with exile elections
ICT calls on Obama to raise Tibet with Xi at Nuclear summit
Tibetan activist charged with ‘inciting separatism’
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 © 2004-2017 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement