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China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

June 26, 2019 12:21 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’19) – China has decorated the replacement 11th Panchen Lama it appointed back in 1995 in place of the one recognized by the Dalai Lama with a third title: the president of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Branch of the Buddhist Association of China. Gyaltsen Norbu, 29, is already a […]

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Portuguese parliament asks gov’t to seek 11th Panchen Lama’s release

May 19, 2019 10:47 pm0 comments
Portuguese parliament asks gov’t to seek 11th Panchen Lama’s release

(TibetanReview.net, May18’19) – A motion was adopted in the strongly socialist dominated parliament of Portugal on May 11, condemning “the forced disappearance of the world’s youngest political prisoner,” the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, and urging Lisbon to “appeal to the Chinese Government for his release.” The draft motion, […]

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China jails Tibetan for demanding Panchen Lama’s release, his aunt for sharing protest info

May 11, 2019 3:41 am0 comments
China jails Tibetan for demanding Panchen Lama’s release, his aunt for sharing protest info

(TibetanReview.net, May10’19) – China has on May 8 jailed a Tibetan youth for four and half years for making a public calls for the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure recognized by the Dalai Lama in 1995, and an aunt of […]

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China’s Panchen presents report card to top leadership

May 8, 2019 4:46 am0 comments
China’s Panchen presents report card to top leadership

(TibetanReview.net, May07’19) – The Beijing-appointed Panchen Lama Gyaltsen Norbu has on May 5 presented his progress report to China’s top political advisor Wang Yang, according to the official Xinhua news agency May 6. The report said Gyaltsen Norbu, appointed by China in 1995 in place of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, proclaimed […]

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China urged to free the true Panchen Lama on his 30th birthday

April 28, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
China urged to free the true Panchen Lama on his 30th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27’19) – As Tibetans across the free world marked on Apr 25 the 30th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, disappeared by the government of China in 1995, US Congressman James P McGovern (D-MA), Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and Chairman of the […]

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What the China-disappeared 11th Panchen Lama might look like today

April 26, 2019 1:16 am0 comments
What the China-disappeared 11th Panchen Lama might look like today

(TibetanReview.net, Apr25’19) – Despite China’s sporadic claims that he was attending school and leading a normal life, no one has seen or heard from the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima since May 17, 1995, the day Beijing took him away as a six-year-old boy and rendered him disappeared ever […]

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Peace rallies across India to highlight 24-year-long kidnapped Tibetan religious leader’s case

April 21, 2019 2:46 am0 comments
Peace rallies across India to highlight 24-year-long kidnapped Tibetan religious leader’s case

(TibetanReview.net, Apr20’19) – Activists and supporters of the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) are to highlight the issue of the Chinese government-disappeared 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima by carrying out up to 14-day peace marches in five regions across India beginning Apr 25, his 30th birthday. China has steadfastly refused […]

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China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

March 2, 2019 1:53 am0 comments
China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – Beijing wants to see its 11th Panchen Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu, to do more in Tibet to push the Xi Jinping-thought-oriented policy for a new era as Mr You Quan the head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met with him […]

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10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

January 31, 2019 2:01 am0 comments
10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30’19) – The 30th death anniversary of the 10th Panchen Lama Choekyi Gyaltsen, Tibet’s second most influential religious figure, was marked at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in northern India as well as by the Chinese in Beijing on Jan 26 and 28 respectively. The late Panchen Lama was co-opted […]

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Dalai Lama reiterates more than one reincarnation possible on Panchen 30th death anniversary

January 2, 2019 7:29 am0 comments
Dalai Lama reiterates more than one reincarnation possible on Panchen 30th death anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Dec30’18) – While not specifically mentioning the Chinese government’s controversially appointed 11th Panchen Lama Gyaltsen Norbu, the Dalai Lama has explained in a video message Dec 28 that a Lama could reincarnate in more than one human manifestation. The occasion was the 30th death anniversary of the 10th Panchen […]

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