Dharamshala, India A Tibetan writer and former political prisoner was sentenced to a three-year term in prison for “inciting separatism". He was held incommunicado for over a year in northwestern China’s Qinghai province.
Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan Buddhist monk jailed for taking part in a peaceful protest against China's repressive policies in Tibet has been recently released from Chinese prison after serving his full term, but has suffered permanent injuries to his legs from police torturing during his imprisonment.
Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan man released from prison five years ago after serving a 21-year sentence for 'attempting to split the country' in 2000, has reportedly disappeared again, as of January 28, 2018. This will be his second detention in the past three years, as he was previously detained by authorities in 2016.
Dharamshala — “This administrative takeover of Larung Gar by Party officials shows that the government’s aim was not merely to reduce numbers at the settlement. Chinese authorities are also imposing pervasive control and surveillance over every level of activity within religious communities,” said Sophie Richardson, China director at Human Rights Watch, in a new report by Human Rights Watch.