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Way to go! Phuntsok Nyidron

TWA welcomes the arrival of Phuntsok Nyidron, at San Francisco, U.S.A. She was arrested and imprisoned for 15 long years in Drapchi prison from October 14, 1989 to February 26th 2004, for merely exercising her freedom of expression. It is a matter of great joy and relief to have her step into a free world, …

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The Story of Ven. Phuntsok Nyidron

Update 15/3/2006: Phuntsok Nyidron arrives safely in the USA

Ven. Phuntsok Nyidron was born in 1968 in Gachoe district in Phenpo, Third Village, West of Tibet’s Capital Lhasa. She attended a village school but she did not continue her studies due to inadequate education facilities in her village.

In 1986 she …

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Phuntsok Nyidron: Longest-Serving Female Political Prisoner of Conscience in Tibet

Update 15/3/2006: Phuntsok Nyidron arrives safely in the USA

Phuntsok Nyidron, a 35-year-old nun from Michungri nunnery, was born in 1968 in Phenpo. She was arrested on October 14, 1989 for participating in a peaceful demonstration at Norbulingka, Lhasa and sentence to 9 years. She was kicked and beaten during the …

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