Washington DC: US Ambassador-at-large Samuel Brownback, of International Religious Freedom hosted a virtual panel discussion on promoting religious freedom globally. Geshe Jangchup Choeden Khensur, Executive Director of Geluk International Foundation has been invited to speak on the religious freedom situation in Tibet.
The virtual meeting held on 14 January 2021 was attended by representatives from 32 different countries.
The panelists consists of following religious leaders:
Rabbi Yitzhok Adlerstein, The Simon Wiesenthal Center
Reverend Dr. Tom Johnson, World Evangelical Association
Imam Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi, Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society
Geshe Jangchup Choeden, Executive Director, Geluk International Foundation.
Ambassador Brownback, moderated the event and Representative Tsering participated.
Geshe la spoke briefly about religious persecution taking place in Tibet under Chinese Rule and also explained the development of ONENESS of humanity, as promoted by His Holiness the Dalai lama is the best and the only solution to various discriminations and abuses in the world.
The panelists thank the US Administration and Ambassador for being extremely active in pushing religious freedom issues around the world. One of the panelists expressed his happiness to see a Tibetan Budhist represented as he said, “it (Tibet situation) has been off the radar for some time”.
-Filed by Office of Tibet, Washington DC