China Detains Teenage Girl for Writing Pro-Independence Leaflets – RFA

From Radio Free Asia:


Authorities in the Tibetan region of (Ganzi, in Chinese) in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan have detained a 16-year-old girl in connection with a crackdown on pro-independence leafleting last month, Tibetan sources said.

Before her arrest, Yiwang was studying at Karze Middle School. Born in 1990, she studied at the primary school of Lopa Township, graduated from Karze Tsezur School, and was studying at Karze Middle School at the time of her arrest. [Full Text]

Related: Chinese Authorities Detain Five Tibetans for Alleged Leafleting by RFA:

Chinese authorities have detained five Tibetans for allegedly handing out leaflets promoting Tibetan independence, sources have told RFA’s Tibetan service.

August 20, 2006, 9:28 AM
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