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China: Tibetan Tour Guide Dies from Prison Injuries

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Khunsok Jinpa © Private (New York) – Chinese authorities should account for the death of a Tibetan tour guide serving a 21-year sentence for reporting protests in his native region seven years ago, Human Rights Watch said today. Kunchok Jinpa, 51, died in a hospital in Lhasa in the Tibetan Autonomous Region on February 6, 2021, less than three months after being transferred there from prison without his family's knowledge. Local sources said he had suffered a brain hemorrhage and was paralyzed. “Kunchok Jinpa’s death is yet another grim case of a wrongfully imprisoned…

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