The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) received the news that, Kelsang Tsultrim, pen name Gyitsang Takmig from Kanlho “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture” (‘TAP’), Gansu Province, who has been arrested on 27 July 2010 on the ground of “committing political error”, has been released on 15 October 2010.
He composed and distributed VCDs on the history of Tibet and the lack of freedom in Tibet. The VCDs has been widely distributed in many Tibetan areas in Gansu, Qinghai and Sichuan Province.
In September around 40 friends and family members went to ask about his whereabouts to the local officials, to which they were told to go back and that they would ask the leaders and inform them. He has been taken to different prisons since his arrest and was released from Kanlho Prefecture prison.
On 15 October 2010, Kelsang Tsultrim was released on the condition that he would not participate in any politics related work.
On 14 October 2010, writer Shogdung has also been released on bail.