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Tibetan in prison for more than a year for sending texts and emails

Reporters Without Borders today condemned a three-year prison sentence against mountain guide Gonpo Tserang for sending texts and emails abroad. The messages related to March 2008 demonstrations against the Chinese authorities. He was found guilty of “incitement to separatism” in the autonomous Tibetan prefecture of Degen, in Yunnan, southern China on 26 April 2008. “This sentence is unacceptable because it punishes an ordinary citizen who circulated information about the situation in Tibet (...)

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