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A Tibetan RevolutionaryThe Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye$
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Melvyn Goldstein

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780520240896

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520240896.001.0001

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Release from Prison

Release from Prison

Chapter:
(p.270) (p.271) Chapter 23 Release from Prison
Source:
A Tibetan Revolutionary
Author(s):

Melvyn C. Goldstein

Dawei Sherap

William R. Siebenschuh

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0024

Phüntso Wangye was to be taken to Sichuan with his two sons, and they would stay in a nice cottage formerly used by Guomindang army officers. Out of solitary confinement and apparently entering human life again, all he could feel was fear and depression. Talking was hard for Phüntso for a long time. The visit to Beijing rehabilitated him in many ways. The fact that the Panchen Lama had come to visit him in person and offered to help meant a lot to Phüntso's family and him, and was another sign that coming to Beijing had been the right strategy. He had been officially declared rehabilitated, reinstated to his old rank and status in the party, and been toasted and his opinions sought by party officials at a banquet in his honor.

Keywords:   Phüntso Wangye, prison, Sichuan, Beijing, Panchen Lama, solitary confinement

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