Three lone protesters detained in restive Ngaba county
DHARAMSALA, Sept 25: Three Tibetan monks from Kirti monastery in restive Ngaba county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo has been arbitrarily detained by the Chinese police for carrying out solo protests against China’s continued repressive rule in Tibet.
Dorjee Rabten and Tenzin Gelek, two young monks from Kirti monastery in Ngaba were detained by the Chinese authorities for carrying solo protests against the Chinese rule in Tibet on September 5 and 6 earlier this month, Kanyak Tsering, spokesperson of the exile seat of Kirti monastery here in Dharamsala told Tibet Express.
The duo was immediately arrested and taken away by Chinese police from the spot after their separate solo protests on September 5 and 6 respectively and their whereabouts and condition is unknown as of now, Kanyak added.
According to Kanyak, Dorjee Rabten, is around 23 years old and he hails from Meruma Township. No other details about him are known as of now while Tenzin Gelek 18, hails from nomadic camp No. 4 in Meruma Township from Ngaba County.
Though there were further reports of a third monk being detained by the Chinese authorities for staging a solo protest against China’s continued repressive rule in Tibet in the region earlier at the beginning of this month, according to the source, detail reports about the incident in the repressive region and the identification of the monk presently remains unknown.