Pachen Lama

US presses China on Panchen Lama 25 years after disappearance

US presses China on Panchen Lama 25 years after disappearance

The United States on Thursday renewed calls on China to free the Tibetan identified 25 years earlier as the Panchen Lama and warned Beijing not to see the episode as a model for handling the Dalai Lama’s succession. On May 14, 1995, the exiled Dalai Lama, a Nobel laureate with a wide global following, recognized […]