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TIBET - CHINA
Tibetan monk gets seven years of hard labour in Sichuan
Speedily convicted for sharing information about and photos of the self-immolation of a nun, Tenzin Wagmo, the monk spent eight months in jail during which he was tortured. Elsewhere, Chinese authorities issue rule banning suicide among Tibetans on pain of "detention."
05/06/2008 INDIA – TIBET – CHINA
Dalai Lama leads prayer for Sichuan victims
Buddhist leader expresses his condolence to the Chinese government for the devastating earthquake. Together with the Tibetan government-in-exile he commemorates all the victims. In Tibet police surrounds monasteries, accusing “separatists” of preparing attacks.
20/10/2011 CHINA – TIBET
Beijing accuses Dalai Lama of inciting suicide
The Communist government, which is atheist and opposed to religious freedom, talks about violations of ethics and conscience in the case of self-immolating Buddhist monks in Tibet. A local source instead blames the Chinese regime for destroying “the bases of our peaceful religion in Tibet”. This, i.e. suicidem “is what follows”.
26/05/2010 CHINA – TIBET
In Lhasa, Tibetan man sentenced to death for his involvement in 2008 clashes
The Intermediate People’s Court in the Tibetan capital convicts Sonam Tsering for taking part in anti-Chinese demonstrations; five more Tibetans are sentenced to jail terms, ranging from three to five years, for protecting him.
15/01/2011 TIBET – CHINA
Human rights worse in Tibet in 2010
A report by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy notes that intellectuals, monks and students are the most affected. Beijing wants to settle the Tibetan issue once and for all through violence and repressive laws and by further tightening its stranglehold over the territory.
16/04/2010 CHINA – TIBET
More repression in Tibet, 30 teenagers arrested
During incident in Sertha County, students on their way to school try to stop police from beating two Tibetan monks. Security forces arrest everyone, fine parents and school for not stopping the protest.
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