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Abbot and senior monk detained for holding prayer for Dalai Lama’s health

Chinese authorities have arbitrarily detained two high-ranking monks of Chogri Monastery in connection with a mass prayer ceremony held recently for the good health and well-being of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Drango (Ch: Luhuo) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in the Tibetan province of Kham. According to reliable information received by TCHRD, the abbot named Pagah and Geshe Orgyen of Chogri Monastery were recently detained after a mass prayer ceremony was organized on 25 January by both the monastic and lay community in Tehor Township in Drango County. …

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