Amidst heavy security presence, thousands of Tibetans attend funeral of monk who set fire to himself in Ngaba

Mar 21, 2011 No Commenti da

According to sources in exile in contact with people in Ngaba, Tsering Kyi, the mother of two young children and whose husband is currently serving a three year sentence on political charges, was released on March 18, after being severely beaten and having her hair cut off while in detention. It is not known if other Tibetan protesters detained at the same time have been released.

According to the same sources, government authorities in the area have prohibited regular religious services at Kirti monastery since March 19, including a prayer service for a recent funeral. The monastery is currently under lock-down. Monks are not allowed to leave the monastery and members of the public are not allowed entry. The monks believe they will be subjected to political re-education, but details remain unknown…

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