A 19-year-old Tibetan monk died of multiple injuries he suffered in the Chinese prison. He was held in Kardze prefecture of Sichuan.
Tenzin Nyima, also known as Tamey was detained in August 2020. He was arrested for shouting slogans and distributing leaflets for Tibetan independence. It was revealed by a Tibetan living in India to RFA.
On Nov. 12, 2020, we learned that he had been admitted to a hospital in Dartsedo for treatment,” RFA’s source said, speaking on condition of anonymity and citing a source in the Kardze area. “Then, on Jan. 19, he returned home from the hospital in a weak physical condition.”
However, the torture and mistreatment paralyzed him. However, the person could not get much information as the Chinese apps are banned in India.
Tenzin Nyima was a monk in Dza Wonpo Monastery. According to the Free Tibet advocacy group based in London, he along with four other monks were arrested in November 2019. They were sitting outside a police station for a peaceful protest and threw leaflets calling for the independence of Tibet. He was released in May 2020, only to be arrested after 2 months. It is believed that he was arrested for contacting the Tibetans in India.
A Washington based Free Tibet group asked for an independent investigation into the whole matter. They raised questions about the torture and mistreatment of the Tibetans in a Chinese prison.