China sentences 12 more over Tibet riot

Chinese state media says 12 more people have been sentenced for taking part in March's deadly rioting in Tibet. The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday that another 1,157 people have been released from detention over minor offenses related to the violent anti-government protests, in which the government says 22 people died. Xinhua, citing Vice Governor Palma Trily, says 42 people in all have been sentenced over the riots. There was no word on their offenses or the punishments meted out.