Buddhist Nun Talks About Life as a Political Prisoner

Tibetan independence activist and Buddhist nun Ngawang Sangdrol arrives in the United States after more than a decade in captivity at a notorious prison in Tibet. Sangdrol was first detained as a political prisoner at age 13. She drew international attention after a tape of songs she and other imprisoned nuns had recorded was smuggled out. Hear NPR's Melissa Block.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: