1,809 known Tibetan political prisoners in Chinese prisons: TCHRD (Phayul)

Phayul: 1,809 known Tibetan political prisoners in Chinese prisons: TCHRD. “The Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) launched a new online database with information on 5,518 Tibetan political prisoners compiled since 1990. The initiative is in collaboration with Geneva-based HURIDOCS’ (Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems) application Uwazi. Researcher Tenzin Dawa, said 3,067 prisoners have been released whereas 1,809 people are still currently detained in Chinese prisons.”

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