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China: Repression in Tibet: appeal cases

, Index number: ASA 17/024/1992

This document contains 11 cases describing AI's concerns about 17 people, apparently victims of human rights violations. Hundreds of Tibetans have been imprisoned since late 1987 for demonstrating in favour of independence, dozens have been killed during demonstrations and torture and ill-treatment of detainees is widely reported. The cases are: Yulo Dawa Tsering and Thupten Tsering, Buddhist monks; Jampel Changchub and Ngawang Phulchung, Buddhist monks; Tamdin Sithar; Tseten Norgyal, a bookkeeper, and Thupten Tsering; Jampa Ngodrup, a doctor; Dorje Wangdu, an electrician; Rigzin Choenyi, Choenyi Lhamo, Sonam Choedron, Konchok Drolma, Buddhist nuns; Dawa Kyizom, a school student; Ama Phurbu, a trader; Dawa Dolma, a teacher; Gyalpo, a Buddhist monk.

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