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China has sentenced three Tibetans to prison on charges of ‘incitement to split the country’, reported the official Qinghai People’s Daily. (Click here for the full report in Chinese)

On 18 March 2013, the Intermediate People’s Court in Tsoshar (Ch: Haidong) Prefecture sentenced Jigme Thabkey to five years imprisonment and three years’ deprivation of political rights, while Kalsang Dhondup was sentenced to 6 years with four years’ deprivation of political rights. The court, located in Ping‘an County, also sentenced Lobsang to four years in prison with two years’ deprivation of political rights.

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A disciplinary head of Amdo Jachung Monastery in Bayen County, Tsoshar Prefecture, Qinghai Province has been expelled for failing to comply with the officials of “patriotic education” campaign, according to confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).

On 27 June, a team of officials from Religious Affairs Bureau of Bayen (Ch: Hualong) Hui County under Tsoshar (Ch: Haidong) Prefecture, Qinghai Province and the County Public Security Bureau (PSB) officials arrived at Amdo Jachung Monastery to carry out “patriotic education” campaign now euphemistically called by the name of “Legal Education” session. According to source, the officials ordered the disciplinary head of Amdo Jachung Monastery, Lobsang Tsultrim, to call for monks to assemble for the “legal education” to be conducted in the monastery.

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