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[Updated] Twelve known Tibetans missing after Drango crackdown

More information has surfaced regarding the identities of 12 known Tibetans who disappeared after their arrests by Chinese security officers in the nomadic region of Drango (Ch: Luhuo) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. The 9 February 2012 crackdown in Drango County ended in the death of two Tibetan brothers who were shot dead in their own house by security officers and the arrest and disappearance of seven known Tibetans including a monk and lay Tibetans. The arrests occurred in the wee hours of 9 February, at around 1 am (Tibet Time), according to sources.

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Ten Tibetans missing after Drango protest crackdown

Ten known Tibetans have ‘disappeared’ after their arrests by the Chinese security officers in the aftermath of the bloody January 2012 crackdown on Tibetan protests at Drango (Ch: Luhuo) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. These arrests were made days after security officers fired on hundreds of unarmed Tibetan protesters outside the local Public Security Bureau (PSB) office on 23 January 2012 in Drango County. Two known Tibetans, Norpa Yonten (aged 48) and an unidentified son of Loyak Tsang household from Likhogma village, died on the spot while 36 known Tibetans sustained serious injuries in the …

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Chinese newspaper reports two shooting death in Drango

A Chinese government-owned newspaper has reported that the security forces shot dead two Tibetan brothers on 9 February 2012 in Drango (Ch: Luhuo) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. The brothers’ death by gunshots was extensively reported earlier by exile Tibetan sources. However, the 11 February 2012 report in the Ganzi Daily News is the first confirmation of the case. The report said Tibetan monk Yeshe Rigsal, aged 40 and his wounded brother Yeshe Samdrub, aged 38 were shot dead by the security forces. 

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