26 Feb '14, 2am

Tibetan Buddist Monks Detained for Saving Yaks from Slaughter

Ringpu, 50, Yutruk, 51, and Salshap, 47, are all respected figures in the Golog Gangshar monastery, and “were taken away on Feb. 6 to the Pema [in Chinese, Banma] county center and detained for saving about 300 yaks by purchasing them from the slaughterhouse,” a Tibetan resident from Golog told RFA’s Tibetan Service. “All three monks have been with the same monastery since they were ten years old,” he said. “Ringpu was the head of the monastery and had the experience of working as discipline coordinator of the monastery for six years.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/02/25/tibetian-buddist-monks...

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