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.

Tashi Choeyang was arrested and secretly sentenced to six years while he visited his family in Tibet from India. Photo: TPI

Dharamshala, India — Emerging sources say a Tibetan Buddhist monk disappeared after his spiritual journey to India more than a year ago to visit his family in eastern Tibet, recently has been found imprisoned in a secret trial on an unknown charge.

Geshe Tsewang Namgyal before and after released from Chinese prison recently. Photo: TPI

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.

Latest and updated photo of Lodoe Gyatso: Photo: TPI

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.

An undated photo of Lodoe Gyatso. Photo: file

Dharamshala — Former political prisoner Lodoe Gyatso who was reported as missing last week, has apparently been located in Sog County where he was detained by Chinese authorities. Apparently, Lodoe Gyatso staged a solo protest in Lhasa in front of the Potala Palace on January 28.

Ngawang Tsomo in an undated picture. Photo: file

Dharamshala — A 51 year old Tibetan nun has reportedly died of ailments developed during her seven years served in Chinese prison.

Undated picture of Larung Gar prior to destruction. Photo: file

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.

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