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China - Buddhist monk sentenced to 7 years for spreading information about Tibet

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arbitrary detention for months of the prominent Tibetan Buddhist monk Yonten Gyatso, and the seven-year prison sentence he has received for spreading information about Tibet. The organization calls for his immediate release and the withdrawal of the charges against him. The sentence was handed down on 18 June by the Ngaba Intermediate People's Court. His friends and family, and the news organizations to which he contributes, only heard about it (...)

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