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Search Results Detail for 'Tsegon Gyal'
Personal Details
CECC Record Number: 2004-01163   Ethnic Group: Tibetan
Detention Status: DET   Sex: M
Issue Category: eth/rel/assoc/spch   Age at Detention: 52
Main Name: Tsegon Gyal   Religion: Tibetan Buddhist
Chinese Characters (Main Name): 次贡杰(音), 次贡塔(音) Occupation: former political prisoner
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Additional Name(s): Tsegon Thar   Residence Province: Qinghai Province
Pinyin Name: Cigongjie, Cigongta   Residence Prefecture: Haibei [Tsojang] Tibetan Auto. Pref.
  Residence County: Gangcha [Kangtsa] Cty.
Imprisonment or Detention Details
Date of Detention: 2016/12/09
Current Prison: Dongchuan Prison
Sentence Length (Years): 3
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Province Where Imprisoned (or Detained): Qinghai Province
Prefecture Where Imprisoned (or Detained): Xining [Ziling] Shi (pref.)
County Where Imprisoned (or Detained): Chengdong Dist.
Legal Process
Legal Process: chg/tri-close   Formal Arrest Date: 2016/12/24
Trial Court:   Trial Date: 2017/05/03
Sentence Court: Haibei [Tsojang] Intermediate People's Court   Sentence Date: 2018/01/10
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Charge (Statute): CL97-art103(2)   Sent. Ends Per PRC:
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Short Summary
According to TCHRD (18 February 18; 29 December 16; 23 December 16) and RFA (20 February 18), on December 9, 2016, state security officers in Haiyan (Dashi) county, Haibei (Tsojang) TAP, Qinghai province, detained Tsegon Gyal and detained him at the Gangcha (Kangtsa) PSB Detention Center in Gangcha (Kangtsa) county, Haibei. On December 24, officials arrested him on the charge of inciting separatism (CL, art. 103(2)). On May 3, 2017, the Haibei (Tsojang) Intermediate People's Court held a closed trial, and on January 10, 2018, sentenced him to 3 years in prison on the same charge. Authorities transferred him to Dongchuan Prison in Xining municipality, Qinghai. Previously, Qinghai officials detained Tsegon Gyal on May 7, 1993. On July 28, 1994, the Haixi Intermediate People's Court, sentenced him to 6 years' imprisonment for espionage and 11 years for participating in a "counterrevolutionary group." The court consolidated the sentence to a 16-year fixed term. Tsegon Gyal and co-defendant Namlo Yag, sentenced to 12 years on the same charges, appealed. On July 11, 1997, the Qinghai High People's Court ruled the initial determination to be inaccurate and resentenced Tsegon Gyal and Nam Loyag to 6 and 4 years’ imprisonment, respectively, on a charge of "splitting the country."