Miscarriage of Justice? The trial of Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche and related arrests
Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche, a religious and community leader in Sichuan Province, was charged in connection with several bombings and was given a suspended death sentence on 2 December 2002. Several people connected to Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche have also been implicated in the case. Lobsang Dhondup, a former attendant was executed for his alleged role in the bombings. There are are also serious concerns for the health of at least one of the detainees: Tashi Phuntsok, who is suffering from tuberculosis.