Tibetan monks jailed over self-immolation
Thursday 01 September 2011
Two Tibetan Buddhist monks have been jailed for assisting in the death of a 16-year-old colleague who set himself alight.
Tsering Tenzin was given 13 years and Tenchum 10 years. The death of Phuntsog was seen as a protest against China's controls on Tibetan Buddhism and provoked a stand-off between security forces and monks.
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