Countless numbers of Tibetan political prisoners are currently held in Chinese prisons. Torture of prisoners in Tibet is endemic and is used systemically and routinely by Chinese authorities against Tibetans.
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Imprisoned Tibetan Singer – At Risk of Further Torture
Lhundrub Drakpa, a popular Tibetan singer, was sentenced to six-years in prison in June 2020. He was detained after he released a song about the repression that Tibetans face under China’s occupation.
A-Nya Sengdra: Environment Activist Jailed for Seven-Years
A-Nya Sengdra, a Tibetan nomad and environmental activist from eastern Tibet arrested and charged on false charges linked to his peaceful activism as an environmentalist, community leader, and anti-corruption activist.
Tibetan writer Lobsang Jamyang serving a 7-year sentence
Lobsang Jamyang represents a new generation of Tibetans who are paying a high price for peaceful expression of views in a political climate in which almost any expression of Tibetan identity or culture can be termed ‘criminal.’