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Fellow Writers Say Tibetan Sentenced to 7.5 Years for Criticizing Beijing

A 28-year-old Tibetan writer popularly known as Lomig has been sentenced to seven and half years in prison in a Sichuan province court. Dharamsala-based Kirti Monastery, which first released the news of the sentencing Monday, said it remains unclear what charges the writer faced. But the Tibet Times reported he was accused disclosing state secrets and "separating the nation." Free Tibet, a London-based NGO that advocates universal human rights and self-determination...

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