Delhi: On the 25th year of the Enforced Disappearance of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Core Group for Tibetan Cause – India members through video messages demanded the immediate release of 11th Panchen Lama and his family members from the illegal confinement of the Chinese government.
The members also urged the Government of India and the leaders of the world to press upon China to release the 11th Panchen Lama and all other political prisoners in Tibet.
R.K. Khrimey, National Convener, Core Group for Tibetan Cause – India in his video message said that it is well known to the Tibet Support Groups and also the people concerning about Tibetan cause in the world that His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama Gendhun Choekyi Nyima mysteriously disappeared on 17 May 1995 in Tibet. It is believed that his disappearance is the work done by the government of China. His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama is one of the important religious leaders of Tibet recognized by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
He further said that we have been discussing for every year and there have been lots of discussions and demands by the people all over the world supporting the Tibetan cause for the immediate release of 11th Panchen Lama from the illegal and forceful captive of the Chinese government. He as the National Convener of Core Group for Tibetan Cause – India which is the apex organization of Tibet Support Groups in India strongly condemned and protested the mysterious disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama by the Chinese government. He urged upon the leaders of the world to express their support and gratitude with His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama and request upon all leaders of the world to prevail upon the demand and press the Chinese government to release immediately His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama from their illegal and forceful confinement.
Likewise all other members of the Core Group for Tibetan Cause – India expressed their anguish over this evil act of the Chinese government and demanded the immediate release of 11th Panchen Lama and his family members. They also called upon the Chinese government to stop human rights abuse and religious persecution in Tibet and at the same time, urged the government of India and the world to press the Chinese government for all its evil doings.
-Filed by ITCO