Konchok Tenzin

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Details

Date: 26 March 2013
Name: Konchok Tenzin
Age: 28
Place of protest: Luchu
Current status: Deceased
Overview: Following the Konchok Tenzin's protest, security forces were deployed around the monastery and nearby villages in large numbers, and a strict crackdown imposed.

Information

Konchok Tenzin was a monk at Mokri monastery, which he joined at a young age. Konchok died in the course of the protest, and his body was taken back to the monastery. In fear that the remains would be confiscated by the authorities, they were cremated the same night, according to Kirti monks in exile, in Dharamsala, India.

Following the protest, security forces were deployed around the monastery and nearby villages in large numbers, and a strict crackdown imposed.