Sunday 2015/07/05

Tibet

Writer Gartse Jigme Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Gartse JigmeGartse Jigme
x
Gartse Jigme
Gartse Jigme

Gartse Jigme, a writer in his 30s was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday at Tsekhog county in Malho perfecture.

In January, Gartse township authorities arrested Jigme for expressing strong political viewpoints in the second volume of his book Tsenpoi Nyingtob (The Warrior's Courage, Vol-2) which contained 25-chapters focusing on issues such as self-immolation, minority rights, Tibetan government-in-exile and the Dalai Lama.

Gartse Jigme was born in Gartse Township in Rebkong county of Malho prefecture and is a monk of Gartse monastery.He started writing in the late 1990s and has received several awards for his contemporary writings.

He released his first collection of essays called “bsam bzhigs nyul ba'i zin tho” (Diary of wandering thoughts) and authored Tsenpoi Nyingtob (The Warriors' Courage, Vol-1) published in 2008.

Listen to the full report
Listen to the full reporti
|| 0:00:00
...    
🔇
X
This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one

LATEST NEWS

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
Kunleng News Jul 03, 2015i
X
03.07.2015
ཨ་རིའི་མངའ་སྡེ་ཊེ་ཀེ་ས་སི་རུ་ཆིབས་སྒྱུར། ཁུ་བྷ་དང་ཨ་རིའི་ཕྱི་འབྲེལ་སླར་གསོ། རྒྱ་ནག་གི་མ་རྐང་ཚོང་རྭ། གྷི་རི་སིའི་དཔལ་འབྱོར་དཀའ་རྙོག ཨི་རན་གྱི་རྡུལ་ཕྲན་ལས་གྲྭ རྒྱ་ནག་གི་ཨར་པོ། བོད་མདོ་སྨད་དུ་ཆུ་ལོག་གི་གནོད་འཚེ།

KUNLENG DISCUSSION

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
Activities and Challenges of the Offices of Tibet: Brusselsi
X
03.07.2015
Activities and Challenges of the Offices of Tibet: Geneva Kunleng discusses the roles and mission of the offices of Tibet, official agencies of the Dalai Lama and Central Tibetan Administration, its increased responsibilities since its establishment, and the challenges they overcome in maintaining relations and providing services to the Tibetan Diaspora community. Guest: Mr. Tseten Samdup
Video

Video Activities and Challenges of the Offices of Tibet: Brussels

Activities and Challenges of the Offices of Tibet: Geneva Kunleng discusses the roles and mission of the offices of Tibet, official agencies of the Dalai Lama and Central Tibetan Administration, its increased responsibilities since its establishment, and the challenges they overcome in maintaining relations and providing services to the Tibetan Diaspora community. Guest: Mr. Tseten Samdup
Video

Video Activities and Challenges of the Offices of Tibet: Geneva

Kunleng discusses the roles and mission of the offices of Tibet, official agencies of the Dalai Lama and Central Tibetan Administration, its increased responsibilities since its establishment, and the challenges they overcome in maintaining relations and providing services to the diaspora Tibetan community. Guest: Mr. Ngodup Dorje,
Video

Video US Human Rights Report

Kunleng discusses the main issues raised in US State Department’s annual human rights report on Tibet and highlights the overall deteriorating human rights condition inside Tibet.
Video

Video International Geluk Symposium

Kunleng discusses the goals and future mission of the Gelukpa school of Tibetan Buddhism delegates at the first International Geluk Symposium. Guest: Atuk Tsetan, Geluk Representative from Dharamsala
Video

Video Tenshug and Gyaton Wrap Up

Kunleng discusses the activities launched during the just concluded Gyaton celebration, the Dalai Lama’s appreciation speech.
More

CYBER TIBET

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
Cyber Tibet Jun 12, 2015i
X
12.06.2015
A new website dedicated to discussing gender issues in Tibetan society, a video calling for support by the nomadic community in Thangkor, Tibet who are struggling with loss of land rights and unwanted mining operations at the sacred Amnye Machen mountain range, and interviews Sangyal, an activist who has a Wechat group campaign for Lingtsa Tseten Dorjee, who went missing near Kalimpong while on his march to Tibet,
Video

Video Cyber Tibet Jun 12, 2015

A new website dedicated to discussing gender issues in Tibetan society, a video calling for support by the nomadic community in Thangkor, Tibet who are struggling with loss of land rights and unwanted mining operations at the sacred Amnye Machen mountain range, and interviews Sangyal, an activist who has a Wechat group campaign for Lingtsa Tseten Dorjee, who went missing near Kalimpong while on his march to Tibet,

Contact Us