Post Tagged with: "Panchen Lama"

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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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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