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‘A sharp knife above his head’: the trials and sentencing of three environmentalist brothers in Tibet

Download this report as a PDF » [On the day of Karma Samdrup’s sentencing to 15 years], his two Chinese lawyers could see that: ‘The sharp knife was already raised above his head, ready to fall in an instant’ – Blogpost by Woeser, June 25, 2010. Summary Lawyers for Karma Samdrup, a leading Tibetan environmentalist […]

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Fears for three environmentalist brothers as ‘gaunt’ Karma Samdrup on trial after torture

UPDATE: In a Tweet following the conclusion of Karma Samdrup’s trial on June 22, his lawyer, Pu Zhiqiang, stated: “Karma Samdrup 15 yr sentence, 5 yr deprivation political rights, 10K RMB fine (US $1,500)”. The court in Xinjiang found Karma Samdrup guilty on what are regarded as trumped-up charges for excavating and robbing ancient tombs […]

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