Thursday, September 25 2008 @ 12:21 am BST
The whereabouts of a Tibetan journalist, Rangjung, who was arrested around midnight on 11 September 2008 by Sertha County Public Security Bureau official from his home for unknown reason, still remains unknown. According to reliable sources, the friends and family members of Rangjung have not heard from him since his arrest on 11 September. The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) expresses its deepest concern over the well-being of Tibetan journalist and calls for the Chinese authorities to ascertain his whereabouts to the family members.
According to the source, Rangjung, who was an employee at the local Sertha television station was detained by security personnel from his home and taken to unknown location. He was working as a news reporter and a newscaster for the Sertha Television station. At the time of his detention, the security personnel also impounded two laptops from his room. The current whereabouts and reasons for Rangjung’s arrest still remains unknown. He is a father of two children.