TGIE Regrets Lobsang’s Execution
Lobsang Dhondup, one of the two Tibetans earlier sentenced to death by a Chinese court on December 2, was executed in Kandze, reports AP.
Death sentences for “sabotaging China’s unity” and “Terrorism”
The Higher People’s Court of Sichuan Province in Chengdu confirmed on Sunday 26 January 2003 the death sentences given to the Tibetan Buddhist teacher Tenzin Delek Rinpoche and his aide and relative Lobsang Thondup.
China Executes Tibetan After Secret Re-Trial
Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) is outraged to learn that Chinese authorities executed Lobsang Dhondup after a secret re-trial at the Sichuan Provincial Higher People’s Court. The court also upheld the death sentence passed down to Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, an influential Buddhist leader.
China executes Tibetan for pro-independence bombings
Police in western China have executed a Tibetan for a string of bomb attacks in support of Tibetan independence, despite an international outcry over the fairness of his trial.
Beijing to submerge entire cities with mammoth dam project
The Yangtze River, with its long and storied place in the epic history of China, is host to a domestic controversy unlike any other in the nation – a mammoth water project that will fully submerge over 150 towns.
Terror of the Dragon
The Dragon does it again. The US Assistant Secretary of State, Lorne Craner has been taken for a ride by his Chinese counterparts in the mid-December human rights talks in Beijing. Craner took up the case of death sentences passed on two Tibetans during the talks.