Fears for future of Kirti monastery; UN seeks answers

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According to new information received by ICT, monks have been leaving Kirti monastery in recent months due to the presence of troops blockading the monastery, the risks of disappearance, torture and detention due to the security crackdown combined with a patriotic education campaign that is making religious practice difficult or impossible. According to some reports, as many as several hundred monks may have left Kirti, and at least 300 have been taken away by the authorities for what the Chinese government is characterizing as “legal education.” A number of monks have also been expelled from the monastery, with their rooms closed down, according to exile sources in contact with people in the area…

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