URGENT: Gonpo Kyi Detained

Gonpo Kyi, sister of Tibetan political prisoner Dorjee Tashi, has been detained by Chinese police in Lhasa on 13 December 2023.

Reports have been received that Gonpo Kyi and her husband, Choekyong, were in Lhasa to urge officials to release her brother who has been in prison since 2008 and is known to be in extremely ill health. 

The pair were detained and taken to a police station in Lhasa. 

The exact whereabouts is currently unknown and there is serious concern for her wellbeing. 

Gonpo Kyi, has been pressing for the release of her brother and over the past year has been violently assaulted by security personnel on multiple occasions.

TAKE ACTION: Call on Wang Junzheng, TAR Party Secretary, to release Gonpo Kyi and Choekyong immediately.


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