Wednesday, March 23, 2011

March protest 2011

A Tibetan monk arrested after lone protest.

Tibetans in Tibet have observed March 10th, in various covert forms despite of extremely clamp down. According to source from Kangdze in kham , a Tibetan monk has protested on March 10th in Kandze County, coinciding the the 52nd anniversary of Tibetan national uprising day.

Around 12:00noon on March 10, 2011, a monk from Kham Gonjo shouted slogans, for free Tibet in Kandze county market areas, in the presence of big crowd. He was alone. The monk is in his 50s.

His name is Wangchen Gelek , from Gonjo. He is originally from Amtsong Monastery in kham before joining Dothong monastery in kham Kandze and stayed there five years..