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Tibet’s Panchen Lama – Once the World’s Youngest Prisoner of Conscience – Turns 30

2019-04-22

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was chosen Panchen Lama 24 years ago, when he was six years old. Shortly afterwards, Chinese authorities took him into custody. His whereabouts – and his fate – are unknown. Beijing selected a different candidate, Gyaincain Norbu, who remains unpopular among Tibetans.

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