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Formerly longest-serving political prisoner in Chinese ruled Tibet dead at 91

October 18, 2020 8:26 pm0 comments
Formerly longest-serving political prisoner in Chinese ruled Tibet dead at 91

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18’20) – Tagna Jigme Sangpo, who was for long the longest serving political prisoner in Chinese ruled Tibet, has passed away on Oct 17 morning in Turbenthal, Switzerland, aged 91. He was a school teacher in Tibet’s capital Lhasa when the Chinese arrested him in 1960 after he critciized […]

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Tortured former Tibetan political prisoner dead after China denied him hospital treatment

May 9, 2020 1:42 am0 comments
Tortured former Tibetan political prisoner dead after China denied him hospital treatment

(TibetanReview.net, May08’20) – A former Tibetan political prisoner has died at home on May 7 in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province after he was repeatedly denied hospital admission for ailments suffered from years of prison ill-treatment, said the Tibetan Service of rfa.org May 7. The report said […]

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Prison abuses blamed for Tibetan monk’s untimely death

May 7, 2020 12:22 am0 comments
Prison abuses blamed for Tibetan monk’s untimely death

(TibetanReview.net, May06’20) – Two Tibetan monks, both former political prisoners in different parts of Chinese ruled Tibet, had died in the second half of last month, with at least one of the deaths attributed to illness resulting from torture his police detention. Gendun Sherab, a monk at the Rongpo Rabten […]

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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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