Uniform plea for the release of Panchen Lama on 31st birth anniversary

Tibetan monks in exile wear masks depicting the 11th Panchen Lama (Photo courtesy- VOA)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Apr. 27: The 31st birth anniversary commemorations of the 11th Panchen Lama was observed globally on Saturday, marking 25 years of enforced disappearance of the ranking Tibetan religious figure. Gedhun Choekyi Nyima’s birthday assumed the platform for entities such as the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Tashi […]