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Monk and nun sentenced in Kardze

In a series of court trails recently of Tibetans detained for their involvement in the protest last year in Tibet, more such cases of court sentencing are slowly reaching the outside world. The latest among such court trials were from Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) where in January this year, monk and a nun were sentenced to varying prison terms of four and three years respectively for staging peaceful protests in Kardze county, according confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).

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Tibetan man blinded and sentenced to four years’ in jail in Ngaba

The Intermediate People’s Court of Ngaba County in Sichuan province sentenced a Tibetan to four years’ jail term for spearheading protests in Ngaba County last year, according to confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) from reliable sources. A 33-year-old, Choephel of Urjamtsang family, Unit No. 2, Meruma Township, Ngaba County, Ngaba “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture”(‘TAP’) Sichuan Province, who was involved in March 15, 16 and 17 protests in Ngaba County last year was sentenced to four years’ jail term by the Ngaba County Intermediate People’s Court on 4 November 2008. The court’s original sentence …

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Chinese court sentences five Tibetans between 3 – 10 years imprisonment for Kardze Protests

In the past few days, five Tibetans were given lengthy prison sentences ranging from 3-10 years’ imprisonment term by the Kardze Intermediate People’s Court in Dartsedo (Ch: Kangding), Kardze “Tibet Autonomous Prefecture” (‘TAP’) Sichuan Province on charges ranging from “endangering state security to disrupting public order and other crimes”, according to confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) from reliable sources. According to sources, “On 29 October 2008, Kardze Intermediate People’s Court sentenced Sherab Sangpo, a 26-year old monk of Dongthog Monastery in Kardze County to 6 years’ imprisonment on charges of ‘endangering state …

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