- Date of Detention
- Mar 22, 2021
- Length of sentence
- 7 Years
- Description of event
Gangbu Yubum, monk and writer from Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, was detained on 22 March 2021. And in 2022, he was sentenced to 7 years in prison.
He was previously arrested in 2008 on charges of participating in protests and sentenced to three years in prison. Again sentenced to two years in prison in 2012 and released in 2014.
- Type of length of sentence
- 5-7 years
Latest Update: Sentenced to 7 years in prison after his detention in March 2021.
Yubum was first detained in 2008 for his role in a demonstration in Serthar at a time when protests challenging Beijing’s rule were sweeping Tibetan areas of China. He was sentenced to 3 years in prison and released on 19 February 2011.
He was detained again in May 2012 for helping to establish an “Association for Resisting the [Communist] Onslaught and was sentenced for 2 years. Later released on 12 June 2014.
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- Feb 19, 2018
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