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Memorial & Tribute for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

On August 30th, we held a special memorial and tribute for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche in New York City. Titled “Tenzin Delek Lives,” the event brought together 300 friends and supporters, along with speakers from numerous organizations, including Human Rights in China, National Endowment for Democracy and Committee to Protect Journalists,...
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Tibetans, Uighurs, and Chinese Call on Obama to Confront Xi on Rights During US-China Summit

Tibetan, Uighur and Chinese activists today held a press conference and portrait action in front of the White House in anticipation of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first official state visit to the U.S., expected to be September 24-25th. They called on President Obama to speak out publicly against Xi Jinping’s escalating campaign of repression in Tibet, China and East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang).

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche has died in Chinese prison

Tibetan political prisoner and Buddhist teacher Tenzin Delek Rinpoche has passed away in Chinese prison as confirmed by his family members who were informed by the police in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on the 12th of July. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s family in Tibet are currently demanding that the prison authorities release his body for final Buddhist ceremonies.
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