Category: Political prisoners

“Tibetan Heroes Day” in memory of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche.

Dharamshala, July 12: Today is marked as the inaugural of “Tibetan Heroes Day” on the first death anniversary of human rights defender and Tibetan Buddhist leader Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, who died in 12th July 2015. Non-government Organisations like International Tibetan Network, Tibetan Women’s Association and Students …

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Justice to the late self-immolator’s husband

To voice against recent tragic case of late self-immolator Kunchok Wangmo’s husband Dolma Kyab, TWA wrote appeal letter addressed to the UNHRC’s high commissioner Navanethem Pillay, UNICEF, the International court of Justice and Executive Director of UN human right Section for women Ms. Michelle Bachelet.

The appeal letter says:

On 13th March 2013, a …

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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 Nyima is son of Konchok Phuntsog …

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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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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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