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Monk Imprisoned for Hoisting Tibetan Flags Released

Authorities in southwestern China's Sichuan province have released a Tibetan monk from prison after he served a four-year sentence for pulling down a Chinese flag and scattering leaflets calling for Tibetan freedom, Tibetan sources said. Sonam Gonpo, 26, a monk at the Dza Wonpo monastery, returned to his home in Sershul (in Chinese, Shiqu) county in the Kardze (Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on March 12, a Tibetan living in India told RFA's Tibetan Service. "His...

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