Post Tagged with: "Political Prisoner"

China jails Tibetan for demanding Panchen Lama’s release, his aunt for sharing protest info

May 11, 2019 3:41 am0 comments
China jails Tibetan for demanding Panchen Lama’s release, his aunt for sharing protest info

(TibetanReview.net, May10’19) – China has on May 8 jailed a Tibetan youth for four and half years for making a public calls for the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure recognized by the Dalai Lama in 1995, and an aunt of […]

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China cites ‘state secret’ to deny answer on Tibetan protester’s 18-yr jail term

April 7, 2019 10:49 pm0 comments
China cites ‘state secret’ to deny answer on Tibetan protester’s 18-yr jail term

(TibetanReview.net, Apr07’19) – China has jailed a Tibetan man for 18 years sometime last year after he staged a lone protest in front of the Potala Palace in Tibet’s capital Lhasa and also recorded a video message announcing a ‘campaign for world peace’ on Jan 28, 2018. And it has refused […]

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Int’l rights coalition presents its 2019 courage award to formerly jailed Tibetan filmmaker

March 30, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
Int’l rights coalition presents its 2019 courage award to formerly jailed Tibetan filmmaker

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29’19) – Geneva Summit, a coalition of 25 human rights organizations, has on Mar 27 presented its 2019 Courage Award to amateur Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, a former political prisoner in Chinese ruled Tibet. The coalition has chosen the Tibetan for the award “for inspiring the world with his […]

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Remembering my uncle Palden Gyatso-la

December 7, 2018 4:28 am2 comments
Remembering my uncle Palden Gyatso-la

By Puntsok Tsering Duechung* (TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – I was repeatedly given to hear from my mother during my days as a child living in Tibet concerning my uncle Palden Gyatso-la of Panam Gadong Bhelre that during the period he and my grandfather Duechung Sonam Dorje-la remained in jail and […]

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OBITUARY: Palden Gyatso defied China during 33 years of incarceration and continued to take on it in exile

December 1, 2018 5:19 pm0 comments
OBITUARY: Palden Gyatso defied China during 33 years of incarceration and continued to take on it in exile

OBITUARY Palden Gyatso (1933 – Nov 30, 2018) (TibetanReview.net, Dec 01, 2018) – Venerable Palden Gyatso, who had spent 33 years in prisons and labour camps until 1992 for his opposition to the Chinese occupation rule passed away after a short stay at the Tibetan Delek Hospital in Dharamshala, India, […]

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Former Tibetan political prisoner dead due to Chinese torture and neglect in jail

October 4, 2018 12:10 am0 comments
Former Tibetan political prisoner dead due to Chinese torture and neglect in jail

  (TibetanReview.net, Oct03, 2018) – Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy has on Oct 1 called on China to investigate and fix responsibilities in the Sep 30 death of a former Tibetan political prisoner in Gansu Province as a direct result of prolonged torture and deliberate neglect while […]

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China severely punishes long-escaped former Tibetan political prisoner’s family, relatives

June 14, 2018 1:59 am0 comments
China severely punishes long-escaped former Tibetan political prisoner’s family, relatives

(TibetanReview.net, Jun13, 2018) – Chinese police in Pema (Chinese: Baima) County of Golog (Guoluo) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, have detained and roughed up in May this year the elderly mother of a former Tibetan political prisoner who had long escaped to India, demanding that she hand him over to the authorities. […]

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Tibetan nun reported dead after ill-treatment in Chinese jail

February 2, 2018 11:24 pm0 comments
Tibetan nun reported dead after ill-treatment in Chinese jail

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02, 2018) – A Tibetan nun was reported to have died on Jan 27 near Tibet’s capital Lhasa as a result of ailments incurred from severe ill-treatment during her seven years in prison for protesting against Chinese rule. Ngawang Tsomo, 51, died while waiting in hospital for treatment in […]

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