» 01/04/2010, 00.00
CHINA – TIBET
Beijing imposes harsh sentences on Tibetan monks and lama
A demonstration takes place in Delhi for the release of Tenzin Delek, the Panchen Lama and all of Tibet's religious and political leaders. Beijing's response has been the deployment of troops in Nyagchuka County and the sentencing of a Tibetan abbot to eight years in prison. For China, the Dalai Lama is a "political monk".
29/04/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Authorities trying to keep secret arrests and sentences of Tibetan monks
Chinese police tries to hush up the arrest of three monks in Ganchu. Court in Sichuan postpones ruling in the trial of well respected Lama Phurbu after his trial gains international attention.
18/01/2008 INDIA – TIBET – CINA
Tibetan monks commit “suicide,” victims of pre-Olympic repression
Urgen Tenzin, executive director of the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, tells AsiaNews that the death of Gyaltsen Tsepa Lobsang and Yangpa Locho is full of unanswered questions, part of an increasingly nasty repression campaign waged by Beijing ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games.
25/03/2008 TIBET - INDIA – CINA
Monks tortured in Lhasa prisons, exiled Tibetans say
All Tibetan groups say that more than 100 people have died in recent incidents; thousands more have been hurt and arrested. They denounce torture and continued brutality, making pressing appeals to the international community to push Beijing to stop its repression, calling for an enquiry. The peaceful march from Dharamsala (India) to Tibet is suspended.
17/07/2015 CHINA - TIBET
Tibet, body of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche cremated. Doubts over cause of death
Thirty religious saw and cleaned the body before it was placed in an electric furnace. The Monks nails and mouth were black. A family member accuses Beijing of poisoning him.
26/04/2010 CHINA – TIBET
Panchen Lama marks his 21st birthday after 15 years of detention
China’s Communist authority abducted the Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima when he was just six years old. He and his parents have not been seen or heard ever since. Tibetan Prime Minister in exile Samdhong Rinpoche talks about this inhuman treatment and launches an appeal.
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