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Pregnant Tibetan Kills Self After Husband Dies in Police Custody

Sources in China's Sichuan Province says a pregnant Tibetan woman has committed suicide after her husband died in police custody after being shot and tortured. Speaking from Dharamsala Wednesday, Khenpo Tri Gyurme Dorjee said in an interview with the VOA Tibetan TV program Kunleng that his contacts in the area have told him the woman, who has not been named, hanged herself last week. “The wife, who was around seven months pregnant, hanged herself on August 18, the day her husband,...

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