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Founder of Tibet's "Butter-Lamp" Site Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison 3

The Installer writes with this snippet from the AP, as carried by Seattle's KOMO News: "The founder of a Tibetan literary Web site was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of disclosing state secrets, an overseas monitoring group said Tuesday. Kunchok Tsephel, 39, was convicted and sentenced Nov. 12 after a closed-door trial at the Intermediate People's Court of Gannan prefecture in southwestern Gansu province, according to reports from Tibet received by Tibetan exiles, said the International Campaign for Tibet, a Washington D.C.-based advocacy group. Some of the charges are believed to be related to content posted on his influential Web site, Chodme, or Butter-Lamp, which promotes Tibetan culture, and also for passing on information about last year's anti-government protests."
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Founder of Tibet's "Butter-Lamp" Site Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

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