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New prison in Lhasa: increased surveillance for political prisoners, ‘oppressive’ cell-blocks

A major new prison housing hundreds of inmates, including monks and other political prisoners, has become operational near Lhasa, Tibet. ICT has received confirmation that a number of political prisoners have been transferred from Drapchi (Tibet Autonomous Region Prison) to the new facility, which is in Chushur (Chinese: Qushui) county, near Nyethang (Chinese: Nidang), off […]

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