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Chinese authorities closes down Pangsa Monastery in Tibet

The Chinese authorities in Meldrogungkar has temporarily closed down Pangsa Monastery in Meldrogungkar County, Lhasa municipality, Tibet Autonomous Region (“TAR”) in Tibet according to credible information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Pangsa Monastery belongs to the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery’s chief […]

Work-team in Pangsa Monastery

Earlier there were 35 monks residing in Pangsa Monastery but it is reported that some have been imprisoned for political reasons and some have fled to exile to escape the “re-education” work team’s repressive policies, leaving 16 monks currently in the monastery. On 2 September 1997, a six-member work team […]