Kashag Unsatisfied of Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission’s Case 20 Verdict

The cabinet of Central Tibetan Administration called as Kashag has published a statement saying that it is unsatisfied of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission’s verdict of the high profile case number 20. Dr. Lobsang Sangay led cabinet has urged from the general public to maintain unity and stability.

After the Tibetan supreme justice commission heard all the proceedings of the defamation case filed by form Representative to North America, Mr. Penpa Tsering against the Dr. Lobsang Sangay led cabinet of CTA, the court announced the cabinet guilty and the plaintiff as innocent.

The case which has been widely known as case number 20 is a lawsuit filed by Mr. Penpa Tsering pleading innocent over all allegations leveled by the cabinet over ousting him from the Office of Tibet, Washington D.C. back in 2017. The Tibetan court announced its verdict on October 14 this year and it directed the Dr. Sangay led cabinet to publish an apology in all the official news/information outlets in both Tibetan and English, and to submit the publications to the court to be handed to Penpa Tsering.

Although the Cabinet in its publication on Wednesday agrees to respect the verdict of the apex body of the organization, it has clearly mentioned that it is unsatisfied of the verdict. The cabinet has urged the general public sending messages of sadness over the verdict, to maintain unity and stability.

“The verdict of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission on Case No.20 announced on October 14th has been unsatisfactory to us. There are also large number of petitions from general public expressing feelings of sadness, unjust and disappointment against the verdict. However, in order to maintain the unity and stability within our community, we respect the aforesaid verdict and call upon all people to remain vigilant and be responsible in maintaining peace and harmony.” said the statement as published in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration on Wednesday.

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