Where is the Panchen Lama?

In 1995, a young Tibetan boy called Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was recognised as the 11th Panchen Lama, a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. Days later he disappeared. At just six years old he became the world’s youngest political prisoner, held captive by the Chinese government.

He is now 33 years old and has been missing for 27 years.

Since his disappearance in 1995, the Chinese government has repeatedly dismissed requests for his release and for full disclosure about the Panchen Lama’s location and well-being.

Take Action: Urge the EU and UK to use their powers to push for the immediate release of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and his family.


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