Dhondup Wangchen reunited with family

27. December 2017, 11:58

After many years of campaigning it is just overwhelming to see Dhondup Wangchen la reunited with his family.

Detained by Chinese authorities in Tibet in March 2008 for making the documentary film “Leaving Fear Behind”, Dhondup Wangchen was sentenced to six years in prison for “inciting subversion”. His friend and assistant, Tibetan monk Golok Jigme, suffered from detention and torture, too. “Leaving Fear Behind” was released worldwide by Zurich-based Filming for Tibet lead by Dhondup Wangchen’s cousin, Gyaljong Tsetrin.

Dhondup Wangchen’s journey to safety has taken over ten years and we want to thank Filming for Tibet and all the people who worked behind the scenses to make this happen!

Read more: www.filmingfortibet.org