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Tibetan nun disappeared since 2008 died of torture

An undated photo of Yeshi Lhakdron, the daughter of a former political prisoner

A 25 yr-old Tibetan nun disappeared after her arbitrary detention by Chinese security forces during the 2008 uprising in Tibet. Yeshi Lhakdron, a nun from Dragkar Nunnery went missing after her detention along with two other nuns eight years ago in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) County in Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in Tibetan province of Kham. The two other nuns are identified as Sangay Lhamo and Tsewang Khando from the same nunnery. Both nuns were sentenced to two years each and were released after completing their prison terms.

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Tibetan political prisoner rendered crippled after 8 years imprisonment

Ngodup Phuntsok bedridden at his home after release

A Tibetan man was released last Sunday in critical condition after he spent eight years in prison for participating in a peaceful protest in 2008 in Kardze County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Ngodup Phuntsok aka Ngoe-ga, 61, was released and reached his home on the night of 20 March 2016 with crippled back and legs. Unable to walk, he was brought home two days after his actual release date of 18 March. Chinese authorities gave no explanation for extending Ngodup’s release date.

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Tibetan man detained incommunicado after staging a peaceful protest


Chinese security forces detained and disappeared a Tibetan man on 27 November 2015 for carrying out a peaceful protest calling for freedom and long life for the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Twenty-nine years old Sangay was immediately arrested after he protested against the Chinese government at Kardze County town, calling for Tibet’s freedom and long life of the Dalai Lama. In the video footages circulating on social media sites, Sangay is seen walking along the main road of the county town, shouting slogans and throwing lungta leaflets in the air …

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