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Dec 12 2013

TWA observes the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day

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2013 marks the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day and 64th year of Chinese occupation of Tibet, since 1949. Even after more than six decades of China’s violation of human rights in Tibet, this year, China has made it to the 47-seat United Nations Human Rights Council. …

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Jun 15 2013

TWA appeals UNESCO to save Lhasa

To

Kishore Rao,

Director

UNESCO World Heritage Centre

 

Date: June 15, 2013

Subject:  Appealing to take immediate action to stop the destruction and frightening  modernization of Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

 

Your Excellency,

 

We the Tibetan Women’s Association, an organization that encompasses 16,000 members in …

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May 17 2013

18 years of enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama

Immediate Press Release:

18 years of enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama

 

The People’s Republic of China must release Gendun Choekyi Nyima. He is the 11th Panchen Lama, the reincarnation of 10th Panchen Lama, Gendun Choekyi Gyaltsen and the real Panchen Lama of Tibetan people.

 

Gendun Choekyi …

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Apr 25 2013

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 …

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Apr 24 2013

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 …

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