China court rejects appeal from Tibet...

China court rejects appeal from Tibetan environmentalist sentenced on grave robbing charges

There are 1 comment on the The Winnipeg Free Press story from Aug 2, 2010, titled China court rejects appeal from Tibetan environmentalist sentenced on grave robbing charges. In it, The Winnipeg Free Press reports that:

A court in northwest China has rejected an appeal from a Tibetan environmentalist who was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of grave robbing and dealing in looted antiquities, his lawyer said Monday.

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San Francisco, CA

#2 Aug 2, 2010
15 years that's pretty lenient, in other countries he would have been given a life sentence. He is lucky that he is Tibetan, a Han Chinese may have faced the firing squad already. The Han Chinese are much more lenient to Tibetans because they don't want to look like they discriminate.

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