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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China’s pressure on Swiss cantonal gov’t against Tibetan flags move decried

April 18, 2020 1:41 am0 comments
China’s pressure on Swiss cantonal gov’t against Tibetan flags move decried

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’20) – Pressured by China, the government of the French-speaking canton of Vaud in southwestern Switzerland had on Mar 9 told the 10 municipalities under its jurisdiction to abstain from raising the Tibetan flag on Mar 10, the 61st Tibetan national uprising day, reported swissinfo.ch Apr 16, citing a […]

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EU reaffirms opposition to China’s interference in Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

April 12, 2020 2:44 am0 comments
EU reaffirms opposition to China’s interference in Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’20) – The European Union has reaffirmed its position that China should respect the Dalai Lama’s succession in accordance with Tibetan Buddhist standards. The assurance was given Apr 3 by Mr Joesp Borrell, the EU Foreign Affairs Chief and Vice President of the European Commission, reported the Central Tibetan […]

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Tibetan flag flown at 1102 sited in Czech Republic on 61st uprising day

March 17, 2020 12:32 pm0 comments
Tibetan flag flown at 1102 sited in Czech Republic on 61st uprising day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’20) – The 61st Tibetan National Uprising Day was marked at more than a thousand venues across the Czech Republic on Mar 10, according to a report Mar 16 by the Tibet Bureau Geneva. The events were held at municipalities, schools and by civil society organizations. The highlight of […]

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