Nine Tibetans slapped with separatism charges in Kardze

Map of Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the so called Sichaun Province in occupied Tibet. (

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, Sept. 15: Nine Tibetans have reportedly been sentenced for “inciting splittism” by the Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture Intermediate People’s Court in the so-called Sichuan province in eastern Tibet. According to San-Francisco based humanitarian group Dui Hua which cited a “reliable Chinese government source”, the nine Tibetans were sentenced on […]

Tibetan political prisoner released after eight years

Phagpa Kyab, 57, in an undated photo (Photo- Tibet Watch)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Sept.15: Tibetan political prisoner Phagpa Kyab was released after he completed an eight year sentence in prison for his alleged involvement in a self-immolation. Tibet Watch reported on Friday that Kyab, 57, from Eastern Tibet was accused of pouring petrol over another Tibetan named Lhamo Tseten who self-immolated himself on Oct […]