Post Tagged with: "Panchen Lama"

US demand to see proof of China’s Panchen Lama claim

May 23, 2020 1:36 am0 comments
US demand to see proof of China’s Panchen Lama claim

(TibetanReview.net, May22’20) – Following China’s suggestion May 19 that the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was not only alive but had now also passed the college entrance examination and had a job, the United States has on May 21 asked to meet with him to see the situation for […]

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China’s bald claims about 11th Panchen Lama’s situation dismissed as unverified

May 21, 2020 5:43 am0 comments
China’s bald claims about 11th Panchen Lama’s situation dismissed as unverified

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – China said May 19 that the now 31-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who has remained disappeared ever since it took him away as a six-year-old in 1995 after the Dalai Lama recognized him as the 11th Panchen Lama, has now passed the college entrance examination and has a […]

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US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

May 20, 2020 12:14 am0 comments
US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – In the backdrop of the ongoing war of words between the USA and China over the latter’s responsibility for the devastating Covid-19 pandemic that is still ravaging the world, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a strongly-worded statement, calling for immediate information on the whereabouts of […]

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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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United States, 16Czech MPs ask China to account for, release top Tibetan religious figure

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United States, 16Czech MPs ask China to account for, release top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, May15’20) – Sixteen members of the Czech Parliament have on May 14 called for immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Niyma and other Tibetan political prisoners ahead of the completion of 25 years since the Chinese government abducted him with his family on May 17, 1995. […]

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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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Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama remembered in US National Prayer Breakfast

February 8, 2020 1:01 am0 comments
Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama remembered in US National Prayer Breakfast

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07’20) – Leading the annual National Prayer Breakfast in the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC, with President Donald Trump sitting nearby, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began on Feb 6 by mentioning Tibetan Buddhists, especially the disappeared Panchen Lama, in a prayer for “the poor and the persecuted”. The US […]

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China again disappoints UN with Panchen Lama non-answers

November 21, 2019 4:25 am0 comments
China again disappoints UN with Panchen Lama non-answers

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20’19) – China has again given evasive answers to UN queries on the whereabouts of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima whom it had kidnapped and disappeared in April 1995. The Panchen Lama is Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, after the Dalai Lama. Noting that China’s response […]

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China looks to its Panchen to lead Sinicization of Tibetan Buddhism

October 17, 2019 10:56 am0 comments
China looks to its Panchen to lead Sinicization of Tibetan Buddhism

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’19) – China has expressed hope Oct 15 that the 11th Panchen Lama it had appointed in 1995 to replace the boy recognized by the Dalai Lama would play leading role in the Sinicization of Tibetan Buddhism as the latter presented to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central […]

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China’s Panchen concludes three-month Tibet tour

September 22, 2019 12:38 am0 comments
China’s Panchen concludes three-month Tibet tour

(TibetanReview.net, Sep21’19) – The Chinese govenrment-appointed 11th ‘Panchen Lama’ Gyaltsen Norbu has concluded on Sep 20 what may be his longest tour of Tibet thus far. During his three-month trip to Lhasa, Xigaze (Tibetan: Shigatse), Nagqu (Nagchu) and Ngari, the ‘Panchen Lama’ studied the significant achievements Tibet had made in […]

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