Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen set free

Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen set free

June 16, 2014

Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen was released released from a Chinese prison on June 5th after serving a 6-year sentence for separatism. Wangchen made a documentary in 2008 about Tibetan nomads expressing discontent over China's rule. the filmmaker was freed in the western city of Xining, capital of Qinghai province, Switzerland-based Filming for Tibet said in a statement on its website. It said he was then driven by police to his sister's home about two hours away (abcnews). Read more.