Human rights in China: Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk released after five years in prison

Jan 29, 2021 | INVESTING

A Tibetan activist sentenced to five years in prison by Chinese authorities for “inciting separatism” after appearing in a New York Times documentary has been released, his lawyer said.Tashi Wangchuk was sentenced in 2018 after prosecutors cited a short documentary about his work protecting his culture as evidence of his alleged incitement. He had been taken into custody two years earlier.The documentary followed Tashi as he travelled to Beijing where he attempted to get Chinese state media and…

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