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  Early this month, two Tibetan monks were arbitrarily arrested for carrying out lone protests on different dates in Ngaba County in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Their current whereabouts remains unknown. Local security forces took Dorjee Rabten, 23, away on 5 September when he staged protest in Ngaba County town. It is not known…

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Lobsang Tsering walking along the 'Heroes Road'
Lobsang Tsering walking along the ‘Heroes Road’

Chinese authorities have detained incommunicado yet another Tibetan monk from the local Kirti Monastery for staging a lone protest against repressive policies in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County in Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo.

Lobsang Tsering, 20, was arbitrarily detained at about 4 pm local time on 7 June when he staged a lone protest walking along the main road of Ngaba County town, holding high above his head a portrait of the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and raised slogans such as, “May His Holiness Live for 10,000 years!” and “Freedom for Tibet!” Local police personnel immediately took him into custody as soon as they saw him. Like many other lone protesters before him, Lobsang Tsering’s whereabouts and condition remain unknown.

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An exile Tibetan returnee was arrested yesterday for staging a solo protest in front of Tsuglakhang in Lhasa, according to confirmed information received from reliable source by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Samdup Gyatso, a 28-year-old was arrested by around seven Public Security Bureau (PSB) officials during his brief solo protest in front of Tsuglakhang temple…

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