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.

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.

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.