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Tibetan Lama's Body Cremated Against Family's Wishes

Chinese authorities cremated the body of a Tibetan lama in a prison Thursday against the wishes of his family, who had wanted to perform Buddhist funeral rites on the body in his hometown, a rights group said. The New York-based Students for a Free Tibet said Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's body was cremated in a secret prison near the one in Chengdu city in Sichuan province where he had been held for the last 13 years.   Local police and prison authorities, contacted by phone, said...

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