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Tibetan teacher arrested for exercising his human right released from prison in poor health and with physical deformities

A Tibetan middle school teacher and musician was released from Mianyang Prison near Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, last month after serving nine years for allegedly engaging in espionage and separatist activities. Jamyang Kunkhen was detained on 22 August 2007 in connection with solidarity protests staged against the arbitrary detention of Tibetan nomad named Ronggye Adrak.

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Nuns continue suicide protest against demolition of Buddhist institute

The partial demolition of the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Institute has claimed two more lives with the suicide death of two resident nuns in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. The partial demolition of the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Institute has claimed two more lives with the suicide death of two resident nuns in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province.

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