On Wednesday, August 1st, a Tibetan man called Gyatso, who currently resides in Belgium, sent a photograph to the offices of the Tibet Post International of Thupten Yeshe, a 29 year old monk who is from Shingtri monastery, Tso-ngon area, north-eastern Tibet and explained that he has been reported missing.
The monk is from Tende village in Ba County, Tso-ngon, north-eastern Tibet. Thupten was brought in Ba County by his father Kadho Gyab, and mother Kako, in a family with two sisters and five brothers.
On the 14th of March of this year a number of monks from Shingtri monastery protested against the Chinese government's policies in Tibet. During the protest many monks and lay people were arrested by the Chinese police and most were released after a certain period of time.