Tag: political prisoner

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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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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An appeal to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

To

Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein

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

Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10

Switzerland

 

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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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: http://youtu.be/Z_uMMg5IeaI

 

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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A pregnant woman commits suicide after hearing her husband’s death in Chinese prison.

TWA remain concerned about how the political unrest in Tibet and the use of lethal force by Chinese forces against peaceful Tibetan protestors are making the lives of Tibetans including women and children doomed. We urge the Chinese government to review their draconian policies on Tibet and address the legitimate grievances of Tibetan people …

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