Berkeley, CA. May 15th 2011. San Francisco Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (SFRTYC) members along with Bay Area Tibetans and supporters participated in a 24 hour Global Hunger Strike to show solidarity with the Tibetans in Ngaba, Tibet and the three TYC executive members who have been on an indefinite hunger strike since April 25th 2011.

Dharamshala: - As the mercury touched 43 degrees Celsius, the three Tibetan activists continued their fast at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi,India . It has been 22 days and the activists are prepared to die for their cause. It started with an incident on the 16th of March, 2011 when Phuntsok, a 20-year-old monk living in Ngaba, Amdo, Eastern Tibet , immolated himself.

Dharamshala- A Candlelight vigil will be held tonight in Dharamsala, North India, at 6.30, in aid of Tibet's' missing Panchen Lama - Gedhun Choekyi Nyima. The ‘Tibetan Women's Association' is tonight calling on China to provide the location of the 11th Panchen Lama, deemed by many human rights organisations as the worlds youngest political prisoner.

Dharamshala: - The Kalon Tripa of Central Tibetan Administration, Professor Samdhong Rinpoche visited the hunger strikers Sunday morning (15th May) at Jantar Mantar, Indian capital New Delhi. The Kalon Tripa stressed that His Holiness the Dalai Lama is particularly concerned about their health. He handed the organizing committee a letter from Kashag in which it stated the same and also mentioned that the campaign has already generated ample attention, solidarity and support.

Dharamshala: - Kalon Tripa Prof Samdhong Rinpoche paid a day-long visit to Phendeling Tibetan settlement in Mainpat on 9 May, during which he spoke to settlers on the importance of education, democracy and sustainability of settlement among other issues.