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Prominent Tibetan Monk Dies in Chinese Jail

A widely revered Tibetan monk, one of China's most prominent political prisoners, has died, 13 years into a jail sentence his supporters say was politically motivated. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's family was informed he died Sunday in a prison near Chengdu in Sichuan province, according to Students for a Free Tibet. "Chinese authorities are refusing to reveal the circumstances around his death or return his body to the family," said the New York-based group in a statement...

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