Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

May 16, 2020 10:30 pm0 comments
Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, May16’20) – Ahead of the culmination on May 17 of an exile Tibetan campaign to bring international pressure on China to reveal the whereabouts and seek the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, members of parliament in Italy, Estonia and Germany have extended their solidary with […]

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US State Department urged to fill long-pending Tibetan policy post

May 14, 2020 1:39 am0 comments
US State Department urged to fill long-pending Tibetan policy post

(TibetanReview.net, May13’20) – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on May 12 reiterated its call on the State Department to fill the long-pending appointment of a Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. The appointment is mandated under the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 but the position has […]

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Lithuanian gov’t moved to ask China to come clean on Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

May 13, 2020 11:36 am0 comments
Lithuanian gov’t moved to ask China to come clean on Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

(TibetanReview.net, May12’20) – With support from 16 other leaders and nearly 100 more fellow-citizens, Dr Andrius Navickas, Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania, has asked his country’s President Gitanas Nausėda and Foreign affairs Minister Linas Linkevičius to press the Chinese government to provide reliable information on […]

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UK MP adds voice to Panchen Lama release call

May 12, 2020 2:08 am0 comments
UK MP adds voice to Panchen Lama release call

(TibetanReview.net, May11’20) – Timothy Paul Loughton, Member of British Parliament from the ruling Conservative Party, has issued a video call, calling on the Chinese government to immediately release Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima ahead of Tibetans marking the 25th anniversary of his abduction by it in 1995 at […]

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Joint petition asks UN to press China to release 25-year disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

May 9, 2020 10:46 am0 comments
Joint petition asks UN to press China to release 25-year disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, May08’20) – A total of 159 organizations have urged the United Nations to press a stone-cold-hearted China to forthwith release the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, whom it had rendered disappeared with his family since May 17, 1995. The occasion was the […]

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Draft motion in Scottish Parliament urges UK to act on China’s 25-year abduction of top Tibetan religious figure

May 3, 2020 12:17 pm0 comments
Draft motion in Scottish Parliament urges UK to act on China’s 25-year abduction of top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, May02’20) – A draft motion was tabled in the Scottish Parliament on Apr 23, seeking information on China’s disappearance 25 years ago of Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, and seeking his release. A separate letter asks UK’s Foreign Secretary to raise […]

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US religion freedom commission seeks targeted sanctions against China’s rights violators

April 30, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
US religion freedom commission seeks targeted sanctions against China’s rights violators

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29’20) – A bipartisan US federal commission has on Apr 28 called for sanctions against individuals and entities deemed responsible for the persecution of Muslims in Chinese-ruled Xinjiang and for the country to be placed on a State Department blacklist of the world’s worst abusers of religious freedoms. Releasing […]

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Belgium stands with Tibetans on free Panchen Lama call

April 29, 2020 2:33 am0 comments
Belgium stands with Tibetans on free Panchen Lama call

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28’20) – Responding to a question raised in parliament, Belgium’s Foreign Minister Mr Philippe Goffin has on Apr 25 expressed shared concern over the human rights situation in Chinese ruled Tibet and on the enforced disappearance of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Dalai Lama-recognized 11th Panchen Lama, for 25 years. […]

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China targeted for 25-year disappearance of top Tibetan religious figure

April 26, 2020 3:25 am0 comments
China targeted for 25-year disappearance of top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Apr25’20) – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on Apr 24 reiterated its call on China to release Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, one of its Religious Prisoners of Conscience, on the eve of what would be his 31st birthday. On the same day, 32 members of […]

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UK mayor regrets inability to fly Tibetan flag due to Covid-19 lockdown

April 25, 2020 1:41 am0 comments
UK mayor regrets inability to fly Tibetan flag due to Covid-19 lockdown

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’20) – Outgoing mayor Sam Crooks of Milton Keynes city in Buckinghamshire, England, has expressed apology for not being able to raise the Tibetan flag this year to express as before the city’s solidarity with the people of the Asian country. “I wanted to say just how sorry I […]

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