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september2012-001Dharamshala: Jigme Dolma, 17 years old Tibetan, who carried out the protest action on the 24th June this year, was sentenced for 3 years of imprisonment by Karze Community Court on the 25th of August, according to a latest report received by The Tibet Post International.

Dolma staged a solitary peaceful action in the main market area of Karze County on June 24, 2012.

She threw leaflets in the air and, as during many previous protest actions, called out for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's return, freedom for Tibet and release of the Panchen Lama together with other political prisoners. Just minutes later, Chinese police have beaten her and hauled away.

It has been reported previously, that Jigme Dolma's father has been denied access to see his daughter. However, after he has heard about Dolma's bodily injuries.

His father has waited at the hospital entrance where she was kept and later had a glimpse at his daughter's condition, it said.

He noticed injuries on Dolma's hands, back and legs while she was being escorted by local police personnel.

After the verdict of her sentence was pronounced, Jigme Dolma got to see her family only twice, while on the 28th of the same month she was moved from Karze County's Detention Centre to the unspecified prison in China to serve her 3 years imprisonment.

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