DHARAMSHALA: Authorities in northeastern Tibet’s Ngaba County (incorporated into China’s Sichuan Province) have detained a 15-year-old Tibetan monk from Kirti monastery for staging a peaceful protest against the Chinese government on 23 September.
Lobsang Jamyang staged the protest on the main road of Ngaba town and shouted slogans calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet and freedom for Tibetans.
Within a few minutes into his protest, Chinese authorities arrested him and took him to a secluded location. His current whereabouts is still not verifiable. Lobsang Jamyang, son of Choephel and Tsomo, hails from division 2 of Meuruma town in Ngaba County. He has joined Kirti monastery as a monk in his childhood.
In a separate incident on 10 September, two Tibetan youths, Trinley and Lobsang, were arrested after staging a peaceful protest shouting slogans for the long life of His Holiness and freedom for Tibetans. Their current whereabouts is unknown.
Trinley and Lobsang both hail from Choejema village in Ngaba County.