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China Continue to Crackdown in Bathang, Eastern Tibet  བོད་སྐད།


According to Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, on June 25th Chinese police have arrested a forty-year-old Tibetan named Tashi, alleging him of instigating fellow Tibetans to bomb a police station and displaying protest banners in Bathang County in northeastern Tibet.

Earlier in March this year, the Chinese police had arrested four Tibetan youths in connection with the bombing of the police station at Pogurshi in Bathang County. The four Tibetans later managed to escape. Tashi, son of Ugen Rigzin, who is head of Gangri Lungpa was arrested by officials of Public Security Bureau when he was returning from the market in Bathang county on 19 June. The police officials alleged Tashi for conspiring with the Tibetan youths, his whereabouts is not known.

Information for this report was provided by TibetNet and TCHRD.

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