Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Fri 18, Oct 2019 12:45 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
The arrest was extremely undemocratic: Tenzin Tsundue
Denouncing the Dalai Lama a criterion for government jobs in occupied Tibet
Lebron James on the firing line as Twitterati accuse him of undermining human rights for China's money
All Tibetan activists except Tsundue released from jail in Chennai
Tibetan court rules in favor of Penpa Tsering in case no. 20
Dalai Lama urges India’s stewardship in promoting secular ethics in modern education
Respite for Tibetans in Nepal as extradition treaty with China shelved
CTA Prez heads to Prague for 23rd Forum 2000
Tibetan activists arrested at Chennai airport and Xi Jinping’s hotel
India should raise the Tibet issue during Modi-Xi Summit: Former Govt. advisor on Tibet
 Latest Photo News
Shrutika Sharma from Nainital, Uttrakhand, wins the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2019, seen with her are first runners up Shalika Rana and second runners up Sapna Devi. Oct. 13, 2019 Phayu Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Nearly 3000 Students from eight countries listened to teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Three day annual teachings for youth began today. June 3, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
China confirms execution of two Tibetans
Phayul[Tuesday, October 27, 2009 20:16]

Dharamsala, Oct 27: China on Tuesday confirmed it executed two Tibetans for their alleged involvement in last year’s anti-China unrest in Lhasa, according to media reports.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Ma Zhaoxu, said two men had been put to death, but declined to give any details about the executions.

The confirmation comes a week after exile Tibetan groups said Chinese authorities executed at least four Tibetans in Lhasa on Oct 20.

Tibetan Government-in-Exile and Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights (TCHRD), last week said they had confirmed information that Lobsang Gyaltsen, 27, from Lhasa, Loyak, 25, of Tashi Khang, Shol Township, Lhasa, Penkyi, a 21-year old girl from Sakya County and an unidentified Tibetan were executed in Lhasa on Oct 20.

"The procedural rights of the defendants were fully ensured," Reuters quoted Ma as saying during a regular news conference in Beijing. "The two criminals who were executed had strictly conducted first and second trials and the Supreme People's Court examined and ratified the sentences."

Some overseas Tibetan groups have identified the dead as Lobsang Gyaltsen and Loyak.

Lobsang Gyaltsen was sentenced to death this year for an arson attack that killed a shop owner in Lhasa, according to a report in April by Xinhua news agency. Loyak was handed the same penalty for starting a blaze at a motorcycle shop that killed five people, the agency said.

The US-funded Radio Free Asia said Lobsang Gyaltsen was allowed a visit by his mother before he was executed. "I have nothing to say, except please take good care of my child and send him to school," he was quoted as telling her.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
 Related Stories
Dalai Lama leads mass prayer for Tibetans executed last week
Update - China executes four Tibetans in Lhasa Over 2008 unrest
World Coalition protests against Tibet death sentences
Exile Government condemns Tibet sentences
Chinese court issues suspended death sentence to another Tibetan - updated
Tibetans vow worldwide protests to condemn death sentences
International community urged to intervene in Tibetans facing death penalty
TYC, international rights group condemn death sentences on Tibetans
Tibetan death sentences get little attention in China
2 Tibetans sentenced to death by Chinese court
  Readers' Comments »
Obama bringing down US from the World Stage (snowlions)
Execution of Tibetans in their homeland by Chinese Invaders is Unjust (Sumtsul)
CONDEMN CHINA!!! (pedhma)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
China confirms execution of two Tibetans
14 Tibetan college students arrested for protestiing Chinese FM's visit
Nobel Peace laureates honour Dalai Lama and Tibetan people
Foreign Ministers of India and China meet in Bangalore
Nobel Peace Laureates support Tibet cause
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement