The three detained monks, all belonging to Shapten Monastery, have been identified as Khensur Thupten Thapkhey,47, Geshe Tsultrim Gyaltsen, 34, and Tsundue, 30.
The centre said, to secretly detain the three monks, the Chinese official gave misleading information to other monks of the monastery.
Scripture master Geshe Tsultrim Gyaltsen/TCHRD photo
Khensur Thapkhey, a former abbot of the Shapten Monastery, and Geshe Tsultrim Gyaltsen, a scripture master, were detained by Nagchu Public Security Bureau (PSB) officials on April 11, 2009, for unknown reasons, TCHRD said. Continue reading “Chinese authorities in Nagchu (Ch: Nagqu) County, Nagchu Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have secretly detained three Tibetan Buddhist monks, according to Dharamsala-based Tibetan centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).”