Tibetan dissident to accuse Chinese of torture and genocide – Clifford Coonan

From The Independent:

Tenzin Tsundue, a Tibetan poet and activist, takes his fight to Britain today when he files a sworn testimony detailing atrocities he says he saw and experienced while in prison in the remote Himalayan region.

Mr Tsundue’s testimony is a stark litany of beatings and torture doled out during his imprisonment without trial in 1999, and will be submitted today to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office legalisation office, where it will be officially notarised. [Full text]

To read a profile of Tenzin Tsundue, see “Climb Every Crane” from Rediff.com. Read Tenzin Tsundue’s poetry here.

July 4, 2006 7:51 AM
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