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China - Four young Tibetans jailed for providing information about self-immolation

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that more Tibetans, including a minor, have been given long jail sentences for trying to circulate information about the grave human rights situation in the Tibetan region, where at least 52 people have set fire to themselves since February 2009. "China is stepping up its isolation of Tibet and, by denying journalists access and by cutting communications temporarily or permanently, is making it very hard to circulate information," Reporters (...)

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