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Tibetans in Paris Campaign to  Overturn  China’s Death Sentences to Two Tibetans - 2002-12-17

Tibetans and Tibet support groups have been campaigning for Tenzin Gelg Rinpoche and Lobsang Thondup who were sentenced to death by a Chinese court on December 2. Wangpo Barshe, spokesman for the Office of Tibet in Paris, says hundreds of appeals were sent to French government and other European governments for their intervention, i.e., to rescind the death sentences.