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2008-05-02 Fri 00:00
Xinhua said that 17 people were sentenced on Tuesday to jail terms ranging from three years to life in connection with the Lhasa violence on March 14.
The Intermediate People's Court of Lhasa passed down the sentences at an open court session on Tuesday morning.
The court said. Soi'nam Norbu, a driver with a Lhasa real estate company, and Basang, a monk, were sentenced to life.