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China - Tibetan writers freed on completing four-year jail terms

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Two Tibetan writers, Jangtse Donkho and Buddha, were released from prison in Sichuan province on 20 June on completing four-year sentences on charges of inciting separatism. The two writers, who edited the Tibetan newspaper Shar Dungri (Eastern Snow Mountain) were arrested in mid-2010 and were convicted the following December at the end of a trial in which they were not defended by lawyers and were not given interpreters. 04.01.11. Prison sentences for three Tibetan writers Three (...)

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