» 07/02/2012, 00.00
TIBET - CHINA
A 17-year-old Tibetan woman beaten, arrested for demanding the Dalai Lama's return to Tibet
Chinese police arrested Jigme Dolma for handing out flyers in a market in Kardze (Sichuan province) on 24 June. She was hospitalised because of injuries she suffered to her hands, legs and back after she was beaten by police. The young woman's aunt is a nun who purged a two-year sentence for taking part in anti-Chinese protests in 2008.
Tibetan teacher in prison for "espionage" appeals to UN
Sentenced to ten year for "endangering state security", he successfully smuggled out a letter.
19/08/2014 TIBET - CHINA
Lochung, two Tibetans die in Chinese police custody
One of the victims committed suicide in protest against the denial of medical care to inmates. The second died from his injuries. The two men were arrested following a peaceful demonstration, which police fired upon to halt.
22/02/2010 CHINA - TIBET - USA
Arrests of Tibetans continue: Lhasa prisoners disappear
Hundreds of people, including Buddhist monks and nuns, gathered for a peaceful sit-in. The aim is to know what happened to the more than 7 thousand protesters arrested in March 2008. The police charge them without giving answers. Little hope after the meeting between Obama and the Dalai Lama.
04/06/2009 TIBET - CHINA
Two Tibetan monks, arrested for the fourth time, disappear
Mid-May police took the monks from the Labrang monastery to “interrogate” them. They have not been seen since. Pro-Tibet groups denounce a strategy to weaken the determination of Tibetans.
07/08/2013 TIBET - CHINA
China frees four Tibetans jailed for protesting in Beijing for monk’s release
They spent two weeks in jail for a peaceful protest in favor of Trulku Tenzin Delek. The monk is serving a life sentence on false charges of terrorism. In the '80s he had met the Dalai Lama and since then was suspected of "plotting against China." In prison since 2002, according to the family he is tortured and his health is rapidly deteriorating.
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