2 December: "Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Sentenced"
Start : 02 December 2009
On 2 December 2002, Tenzin Delek Rinpoche was sentenced to death with a suspension of two years while Lobsang Dhondup was sentenced to immediate execution. Lobsang Dhondup was executed shortly afterwards, and after intense international pressure, Tenzin Delek’s sentence was commuted to a life sentence on 26 January 2005. He still remains in prison somewhere in Sichuan Privince.