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Charged of inciting separatism, detained former Tibetan political prisoner Tsegon Gyal on ‘silent protest’

On the eve of Christmas, Chinese authorities charged a prominent former Tibetan political prisoner of ‘inciting to split the country’ (煽动分裂国家罪) after holding him incommunicado for more than two weeks at Kangtsa (Ch: Gangcha) County Detention Centre in Tsojang (Ch: Haibei) ‘Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture’ (TAP) in Qinghai Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo.

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Recently released Tibetan political prisoner hospitalized with multiple diseases, deprived of basic rights and under police surveillance

Prominent Tibetan monk Jigme Gyatso aka Jigme Guri who was released from prison after five years last October has been diagnosed with multiple diseases and is now admitted to a hospital in Sangchu (Ch: Xiahe) County of Kanlho (Ch: Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo. Jigme Gyatso was admitted to the Sangchu County People’s hospital on 26 December on the advice of the doctors at the hospital. He will undergo further tests and treatment in the coming days. Earlier on 11 November, several weeks after his release from prison after five years, Jigme Gyatso’s …

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