Category Archive: Tibet news

Apr 24 2015

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Free Panchen Lama now!

 Missing/ Enforced disappearance


Free Panchen Lama now!


The 11th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima, was born on 25 April 1989 (the nineteenth day of the third Tibetan month in the Tibetan Earth-Snake Year) at Lhari, Nagchu District, in Tibet.


It is a well known fact that the Panchen Lama has always …

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Mar 12 2015

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Statement of Tibetan Women’s Association issued on the 56th Anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising Day


Today as we gather here to commemorate the 56th anniversary of Tibetan Women’s National Uprising day, we pay tribute to the brave Tibetan women from the three provinces in Tibet who 56 years ago staged a peaceful yet powerful resistance against the brutal Chinese forces staging a forceful occupation of Tibet.The spirit and resilience …

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Mar 11 2015

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An appeal to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Appeal 1


Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10



Date: 9th March, 2015

Subject: Seeking immediate intervention to improve the human rights situation inside Tibet


Your Excellency,


The Central Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is writing this appeal letter to …

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Dec 05 2014

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TWA at COP20, Lima, Peru


LIMA, Peru:

Central Tibetan Women’s Association’s Women’s Environment and Development Officer Dorji Kyi and The Tibet Policy Institute’s environment research fellow Tempa Gyaltsen are participating the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference or more popularly known as the COP20 at Lima, in Peru.


The COP20 or the Conference of the Parties organised by the …

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Sep 16 2014

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TWA Urges Indian PM Modi to raise the crucial issue of Tibet with the Chinese President

Calls on Xi Jinping to face the Tibet Challenge by holding talks with Tibetan Leadership The campaign video ‘Xi Face the Tibet Challenge’ can be viewed here:


September 16, 2014, Dharamsala: On the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India, Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), the largest women’s political organization in …

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