Paris — More than three decades after Tiananmen, China remains press freedom’s number one enemy, the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Sydney — Bagdro, the former political prisoner staged a solo protest in front of the Chinese consulate in Sydney to mark the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who has not appeared in public since the PRC government abducted him in 1995, at age six.
Pretoria — To mark the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama, the President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, a political party in South Africa said his party supports the continuous call by human rights organisations throughout the world for the release of Tibet’s Gendun Choekyi Nyima, who went missing at the age of six.
Dharamshala, India — President of the Central Tibetan Administration previously known as the Government of Tibet, Dr Lobsang Sangay has called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO as a full-fledged member while congratulating the Taiwanese President Dr Tsai Ing-wen on the commencement of her second term.
Ottawa — Calling Canada’s strong support to release the 11th Panchen Lama and his family, over 20 Members of Parliament and Senator from Canada said they support for an independent fact-finding mission to assess the human rights violations perpetrated against Tibetans in Tibet and other regions in China.