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Monk sparks row between Spain and China

 IPS 24 March 2019

A Tibetan Buddhist monk with Spanish nationality has caused a row between Spain and China by filing a case of genocide against former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and other top officials. Thubten Wangchen’s petition was heard by a Spanish High Court judge who is seeking international arrest orders for Chinese leaders on the grounds they knew about the torture, execution and forced sterilisation of Tibetans. (686 Words) - By Saransh Sehgal


IPS_Monk sparks row between Spain and China

The Buddhist monk Thubten Wangchen has sparked a confrontation between Spain and China over human rights in Tibet.  Photo: Saransh Sehgal/IPS

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