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Four Tibetans Sentenced for Sending News Abroad

April 15, 2013

April 12, 2012, Dharamsala -  Confirmed reports coming out of Tibet say four Tibetans have been sentenced to varying prison terms by the Intermediate People’s court in Rebkong and Tsekhog in Malho (incorporated to China’s Qinghai Province) eastern Tibet.

Yangkyab Gyal, Chakthar, Namkha Jam and Gonpo were sentenced for allegedly committing separatist activities and sending news and photos of Tibetan self-immolators abroad.

Yangkyab Gyal was sentenced to 6 years in prison and stripped of his political rights for 3 years.

Chakhthar was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment and deprived of political rights for 2 years.

Namkha Jam was sentenced to 6 years and stripped of his political rights for 3 years.

Gonpo was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment and deprived of political rights for 2 years.

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