Apr 25 2013

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Commemorating the 24th Birthday of 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima

Although the birthday of the Panchen Lama is meant to be a festive occasion, the current situation is not a cause for celebration. Today, April 25, 2013, is his 24th birthday, but he is forced to celebrate once again under severe restrictions at an unknown place.

 

Gendun Choekyi Nyima was born on April …

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Apr 24 2013

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TWA’s Week long 5th Annual Buddhist Nun’s Empowerment Program, 2013 successfully concluded

Photos of the seven-day training can be viewed at:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tibetanwomen/sets/72157633317052388/

Selakui, April 24, 2013: This year’s Nuns Empowerment Program, the 5th in series organized by Tibetan Women’s Association, concluded successfully, held at the Tibetan SOS Vocational Training Centre, Selakui, Dehradun.

The week-long ‘5th Annual Nun’s Empowerment Program,’ held from April 17th – 23rd 2013, was attended …

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Apr 24 2013

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Tibetan NGOs call whereabouts and release 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Dharamsala: Four Tibetan NGOs dedicated today’s Lhakar action for the release of 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima whose predecessor 10th Panchen Lama was specifically vocal on Tibetan cultural and identity. Hundreds of Tibetans gathered at Mcleod square wearing Panchen Lama’s face masks demanding his whereabouts and his eventual release. A simultaneous petitioning campaign …

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Apr 15 2013

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An Appeal Letter to the Secretary of State

To

The Secretary of State John Kerry United States of America

Your Excellency,

We highly appreciate United States’ continuous support for Tibet. Today, we are writing to you to bring forward Tibet’s issue during your upcoming visit to China. We need your support more than ever!

In the light of the gross human rights …

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Apr 09 2013

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Students from Stitches of Tibet visited the Golden Temple

Students from Stitches of Tibet visited the Golden Temple, officially known as The Harmandir Sahib, in Amritsar, Punjab during the weekend of March 8-9th. Construction for this Gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, began in the 1500s. In the early 1800s, the Gurdwara was covered in gold, giving it the nickname for which …

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