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Nephew of Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche Urges International Community to Pressure China to Rescind the Death Sentence - 2002-12-11

Jamynag Tenzin, nephew of Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche, today appealed to international community to help save his uncle’s life. Last Monday China sentenced Tenzin Delg Rinpoche and his follower Lobsang Thondup to death, sentencing Thondup for immediate execution and Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche’s sentence suspended for two years. Tenzin told reporters in New Delhi that his uncle was falsely charged and also he did not have a fair trial before sentencing.