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22 Slovak Parliamentarians issue Joint Statement calling for the Release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama

Sun, 05/17/2020 - 19:33

Geneva: Twenty-Two Slovak Parliamentarians including deputy speakers of the parliament, Mr. Gábor Grendel and Mr. Juraj Šeliga condemned the enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima by China and called for his immediate release along with his entire … Continued

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Prominent civil societies call for the release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama

Sun, 05/17/2020 - 14:42

  Geneva: Marking the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, many prominent civil societies called for the release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama including Human Rights Watch, UN Watch, Amnesty International, Society for Threatened Peoples, … Continued

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Kashag’s Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Enforced Disappearance of His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama  

Sun, 05/17/2020 - 13:30

Kashag’s Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Enforced Disappearance of His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama   On 25 April 2020, Tibetans and Tibet supporters around the world marked the 31st birthday of His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama, Tenzin Gendun Yeshi Thrinley Phuntsok Palsangpo, … Continued

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Remarks by Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Vice President of IBC at the conclusion of Global Prayer Week

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 21:58

Dharamshala: Following is the remarks delivered by Ven. Karma Gelek Yuthok, Kalon for Religion and Culture, CTA and a Vice-President of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) for the Concluding Event of Global Prayer Week initiated by IBC, 16 May 2020: … Continued

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Italian Parliamentarians record video message for Panchen Lama’s Release

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 21:42

  Geneva: Senator Roberto Rampi, On. Luciano Nobili and On Matteo Luigi Bianchi, three Italian Parliamentarians and strong supporters of Tibet record video messages marking the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima.  Calling … Continued

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Czech Parliamentarians record video message marking the 25th year of Enforced Disappearance of Tibet’s Panchen Lama by China

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 20:25

  Geneva: Four Czech Parliamentarians recorded video messages marking the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima.  Senator Premysl Rabas, Chair of Czech Parliamentarian Group for Tibet, in his video message called upon the Chinese … Continued

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His Holiness advises developing inner peace based on love and compassion to overcome stress

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 18:56

Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama after a three-month-long break from all engagements since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, today began two-day live teaching on tackling negative emotions of fear and anxiety precipitated by the global health crisis. … Continued

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Statement of Estonian Parliamentary group for Tibet on the 11th Panchen Lama

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 16:01

Statement of the Tibet Support Group of the Riigikogu on the 25th anniversary of the Enforced Disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima:  The Tibet Support Group of the Riigikogu calls for the release of the Panchen Lama … Continued

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German Parliamentarians: China release Panchen Lama and enter into serious dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 15:42

Geneva: Four Parliamentarians of Germany who are also the Human Rights Policy Committee spokespersons for the four largest German parties in the Bundestag, Mr. Michael Brand (CDU/CSU: Christian Democratic Union of Germany/ The Christian Social Union in Bavaria), Mr. Frank Schwabe … Continued

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Amb Brownback presses China to free Panchen Lama, says ‘no right to appoint Next Dalai Lama’

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 04:09

Washington DC: Morgan Deann Ortagus, a spokesperson for the United States Department of State, interviewed Sam Brownback, the Ambassador for International Religious Freedom and consistent supporter of Tibetan human rights. In April, Ambassador Brownback called for the swift release of religious … Continued

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CTA Wuhan COVID-19 Task Force Updates| 15 May 2020

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 00:42

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay and Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk chaired the routine Friday briefing of the CTA Wuhan-COVID-19 Task Force Committee to review the latest status and measures underway in tackling the COVID-19 situation in Tibetan settlements in India, … Continued

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Italian Parliamentarians urge China to release Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 22:08

Geneva: In their statement, the Parliamentarians expressed serious concern over the continued abduction of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima by China which is “a serious human rights issue, in particular, the violation of Tibetan people’s right to freedom … Continued

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SENATORS OF CZECH REPUBLIC: Call Upon China to Release Tibet’s Panchen Lama

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 20:20

Geneva: 16 Czech Senators including the 1st Vice-President of the Czech Republic Senat Jiri Ruzicka sign a joint statement calling for the release of Panchen Lama. Marking the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama of … Continued

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CTA announces zero-interest loan for Tibetan sweater-seller businesses in Green zones

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 13:42

Dharamshala: Sikyong in his routine Thursday COVID-19 press briefing, addressed the ongoing situation with the pandemic, highlighting the role of individual responsibility in combatting the disease. He cited the example of the outbreak within China, observing that it followed a … Continued

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16 Czech parliamentarians join the global campaign pressing China to release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 23:01

Geneva: “On the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, we the undersigned members of parliament of Czech Republic call for his immediate release along with his entire family and other Tibetan political … Continued

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CTA Approves INR 3.3 Crore for Wuhan COVID-19 Program

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 22:29

Dharamshala: The CTA has made available INR 3.3 crore for Wuhan COVID-19 programs benefitting Tibetan communities in India and Nepal. INR 24,340,514 are for activities in India while the community in Nepal receives NPR 13,757,974. Support for this effort is … Continued

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10th session of 16th Tibetan parliament to be held from 16 to 24 September 2020

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 19:22

Dharamshala: The 10th session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile will be held from 16 to 24 September according to an announcement from the Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat today. Members of the Tibetan Parliament have been requested to register their attendance on … Continued

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Congressman McGovern commends Tibet associations for COVID-19 relief fund

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 16:18

The US-based ‘Students for Free Tibet’  on May 11, organised a virtual round-table discussion with the US Congressman Jim McGovern, the Co-Chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. In the course of … Continued

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15 Swiss parliamentarians call for the release of 11th Panchen Lama on 25th year of his enforced disappearance

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 21:16

Geneva: Marking the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gendhun Choekyi Nyima, 15 parliamentarians of Switzerland called upon the Chinese government to immediately release the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and his entire family. … Continued

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Tibetan calligraphy day marked in Gangtok with overwhelming participation

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 19:21

Gangtok: On the occasion of the Tibetan calligraphy day on 30 April, Tibetan language preservation committee based in Gangtok organised the second Tibetan calligraphy competition as part of their commitment to preserving Tibetan language and culture in Gangtok as was … Continued

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