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Tibetan's "inciting" emails said to be cause for 3 years sentence

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, June 23, 2009
15 years ago2,514 views

<<Dui Hua has obtained and produced English translations of the indictment and verdict (original documents in PDF) for a previously unknown case of a Tibetan sentenced to three years in prison for “inciting splittism” after the March 14 riots in Lhasa. The case against Gonpo Tserang (贡保才让), a well-respected expedition guide who has trekked with foreign celebrities and participated in high-profile mountain rescue efforts, involved a series of emails and text messages sent over three days to acquaintances outside of China. These messages, which prosecutors claim “distorted the facts and true situation regarding social stability in the Tibetan area following the ‘March 14 incident” were considered by the court to be deserving of severe punishment.>>

Xianggelia Ren [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

It is a horrible news. I worked with him several years ago. He is a honest, smart, and kind-hearted guy. He never lied.

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