Phuntsok Yangkyi, a 20-year-old nun of Michungri Nunnery, died on 4 June 1994. Choenyi reports that, while in hospital, Phuntsok Yangkyi was injected twice in her back and a Chinese doctor extracted a body fluid (Tibetan: Geychu). Chinese believe that this fluid is good for increasing vitality. Phuntsok Yangkyi went into a coma after the doctor extracted this fluid from her back. Her nails, tongue and lips turned bluish black. She died six days after being taken to the hospital. Her parents were not given her body.
Gyaltsen Kalsang, a 24 year-old nun from Garu Nunnery, died on 20 February 1995 due to torture and medical neglect while in prison. Arrested on 14 June 1993 for her involvement in pro-independence activities, she was sentenced to two years. In late November 1994 she was hospitalised. While in Drapchi Prison, Gyaltsen Kalsang was diagnosed as suffering from severe kidney problem, yet was still made to participate in strenuous running exercise despite her weak physical condition.
Rinzin Choenden was a 25-year-old nun of Shugseb Nunnery. She participated in a demonstration on 1 March 1989 and was arrested on 8 March 1989. Rinzin Choenden was detained in Gutsa Detention Centre for one night and then taken to Chushul Dzong Prison, 60 km south west of Lhasa. During her seven day detention, she was subjected to severe torture. On the eighth day, Rinzin Choenden was taken to Shugseb Nunnery in a critical condition. She had to be hospitalised between April 1989 to some time in 1990 and her kidney was reportedly badly damaged. Rinzin Choenden died shortly after in 1990 at the age of 25.
Lobsang Dolma was a 26-year-old nun of Shugseb Nunnery. She was arrested on 17 May 1988 for her participation in a demonstration. She was detained in Gutsa for two months during which time she was severely tortured. Her ribs were badly broken which in turn caused severe pain in her abdomen. Lobsang Dolma was released after two months detention. Despite her critical condition, she tried to escape to India in 1989 but died on the way even before she arrived at the Tibet border.
Gyaltsen Choedron was a 28-year-old nun of Garu Nunnery. She was arrested on 22 August 1990 and was detained in Gutsa for four months. After completing four months in Gutsa, Gyaltsen Choedron was sentenced to four years and transferred to Drapchi Prison. Her sentence was later increased by five years for singing and recording patriotic songs. In 1992 while in prison, she participated in the Tibetan New Year celebrations by wearing new clothes and was severely beaten by members of the PAP. As a result her right leg is permanently damaged.
Choekyi Wangmo is a 27-year-old nun from Phenpo (nunnery not known) who was sentenced to five years imprisonment after her arrest in 1993 for participating in a demonstration. Choekyi Wangmo was detained in Gutsa for five to six months during which time she was subjected to severe torture. When she was transferred to Drapchi Prison after her sentencing, she was in a very weak condition. She was constipated most of the time and passed a lot of blood in her stool. Despite her deteriorating health, she was made to perform the running exercises along with the rest of the political prisoners. During her stay in Drapchi Prison, she was allowed to meet with relatives and visitors on only four occasions. She is reportedly in very poor health as a result of torture in prison.
Ngawang Choekyi is a 22-year-old nun of Garu Nunnery. She was arrested on 14 June 1993 and was detained in Gutsa for six months. While in Gutsa Detention Centre she became very ill due to torture and poor prison diet. Ngawang Choekyi always suffered from diarrhea with blood. She was sentenced to four years and transferred to Drapchi Prison. Her left leg was badly damaged due to torture and she suffered from a sore stomach which may have been an ulcer. In 1996, when Tibetan doctors conducted a urine test for her, they confirmed that she may not live long.