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Tibetan man kills self in detention to avoid custodial torture

  A Tibetan man committed suicide after local police detained him in Markham (Ch: Mangkang) County in Chamdo (Ch: Changdu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. Media reports quoting Tibetan sources reported the suicide death of Mr Tashi, 30, on 11 March 2016 at Tsangshul Detention Centre in Markham County. Tashi had been detained on an unknown date before 10 March 2016, which was the 57th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day. Exile Tibetan sources were also quoted as saying that police officers subjected Tashi to severe beatings and torture in detention. Unable to bear the brutal torture, he killed himself on …

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China detains yet another Tibetan woman for peaceful solitary protest

A Tibetan nomad woman was detained incommunicado last week for staging peaceful protest in Meuruma town in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County in Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Woekar Kyi, a 23-year-old mother of one, staged a solo protest at about 3 pm on 15 August 2015, shouting slogans calling on the Chinese government to grant freedom to Tibet and allow Dalai Lama to return home. She also shouted, “The repression on us has gone beyond limit!” Information received by TCHRD confirms that Woekar Kyi was detained immediately by local police and taken to an unknown location. The …

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Tibetan monk disappeared while sister and nephew beaten up in detention

Last June, a Tibetan monk named Choki was detained and disappeared in Wal-shul, Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Following Choki’s detention and subsequent disappearance, his sister Kyinzom and her son, Dakpa, were also detained for 15 days subjected to beatings; although they have since been released. According to sources, Choki was abruptly picked up by the police at around 5. 30 pm on 19 June 2015. The reason for his detention remains unclear even after more than a month after he was detained. He was a monk at Phugu Monastery in Walshul, Sertha. …

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