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Eight Tibetans sentenced for 2008 Tibet protests

Nov. 22 (TibetanReview): In continuing trials of Tibetans arrested for their involvement in the Mar’08 protests which engulfed much of the Tibetan Plateau, the Intermediate People’s Court of Lhasa city had around mid-May this year given one more death sentence, with execution suspended for two years. 

Sonam Tsering, who originally hails from Derge Palyul County in what is now part of Sichuan Province, has been given the jail sentence for having allegedly led one of the protests in Lhasa on that day.

Seven other Tibetans have been jailed for one to seven years for allegedly sheltering the accused person for more than a year and half.

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