Dharamshala: - The Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is taking proactive and comprehensive measures to solicit outside support in the battle to resolve the unrest at Tibet’s Kirti Monastery. They stress the importance of ending the repression immediately and peacefully.

Dharamshala: - In a press release dated April 28 the NGO Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) informs that they are spearheading a campaign of lobbying to Indian members of parliament in the light of the recent crackdown in Ngaba, eastern Tibet. In a two day effort the SFT has delivered appeal letters to Members of both houses of Parliament urging the Indian Government to put pressure on Beijing.

Dharamsala-The Prime Minister of the Tibetan Governent in Exile today addressed the international community, appealing for the Chinese government to "stop the ongoing siege at Kirti Monastery". PM Samdhong Rinpoche's speech merged with a mass prayer ceremony this morning, led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in Dharamsala, North India.

Dharamshala: - A coalition of five Tibetan NGO's has issued a press statement demanding China to provide evidence on the whereabouts of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima. The NGO's state that they will begin collecting signature petitions calling Chinese authorities to disclose information on the Panchen Lama's existence. The statement came on the Panchen Lama's 22nd birthday, April 25, as one of many protests among exiled Tibetans on the situation of the missing Panchen Lama.

Dharamshala, April 24: In the aftermath of the deepening crackdown in Kirti Monastery and the ensuing arrest of hundreds of monks, the Tibetan Women's Association and Gu Chu Sum Movement of Tibet organized a mass protest rally in Dharamsala Sunday to condemn the ongoing crackdown in Tibet.