After Jailed Monk Dies in Prison, China Forcibly Seizes His Ashes

Evidently not content with his controversial and still mysterious death in their custody, Chinese police forcibly seized the ashes of a prominent Tibetan monk last week.

According to the New York Times, supporters were transporting Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s remains back to his hometown for Buddhist funeral rites when they say there were held at gunpoint and forced to hand over the remains. “Police said that they would throw the ashes into the nearby river. The four people don’t know...

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