DHARAMSHALA: Wangmo, a 22-year-old Tibetan girl, was arrested by Chinese authorities for staging a lone protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government on 15 July.
Holding a portrait of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Wangmo staged the protest with a peace march on the main street of Meuruma township in Ngaba County (incorporated into China’s Sichuan Province). Just a few minutes into her protest march, Chinese authorities arrived and arrested her. Her present location is unknown.
Wangmo hails from 3 Meuruma Township, and is the daughter of Shichen and Gyal. She is married with two kids.