Arrested Tibetan monk "allegedly" had equipment to receive VOA.

Posted: 13 Apr 2010

"In Machu County, Chinese authorities have arrested a Tibetan monk named Tashi Gyatso of Sarma monastery on April 8, 2010, a Tibetan source with contacts in the area told Phayul. The same source further said that the authorities have allegedly found equipment to receive Tibetan service of Voice of America radio from his quarter at the monastery." Kalsang Rinchen,, 12 April 2010. The equipment to receive VOA (and RFA) Tibetan radio would consist of a Chinese-made shortwave portable radio. For unjammed FM audio quality, a satellite dish and receiver could be used. That could also receive VOA Tibetan television.

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