- Panchen Lama Campaign
- Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Campaign
- Political Prisoners Campaign
- Boycott Made in China Campaign
- Arms Sale Campaign
- Stop Mining Tibet Campaign
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Eleventh Panchen Lama was 6 years old when he and his parents were kidnapped from their home in Tibet by the Chinese government on 17 May 1995. He is the world’s youngest political prisoner and he has been missing for over 10 years.
After a two-year international campaign, the Chinese government has commuted the death sentence handed down to Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a highly respected religious leader in eastern Tibet. Now, we are calling for his immediate release from prison. Tenzin Delek was targeted by Chinese authorities and framed for crimes he did not commit because of his work for the social welfare of people in his community.
The use of detention, arrest, imprisonment, and torture of large numbers of Tibetans continues to be an integral part of China’s effort to suppress opposition to Chinese rule in Tibet.
Find out more! Read background information, download materials and find out why not to buy products made in China to protest the illegal occupation of Tibet
The embargo has come under pressure from Germany, France and the United Kingdom as all three countries eye the lucrative Chinese defense market. China’s 2.5 million strong People’s Liberation Army will increase its military budget by 12% in 2005.
Canadian and British mining companies are leading the effort to exploit Tibet’s natural resources. Find out more on …