Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima (born 25 April 1989) is the eleventh Panchen Lama of Tibetan Buddhism. He was born in Lhari County, Tibet. On 14 May 1995, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was named the 11th Panchen Lama by the 14th Dalai Lama. After his selection, he was detained by authorities of the People's Republic of China and has not been seen in public since 17 May 1995. Gyancain Norbu was later named as Panchen Lama by the People's Republic of China, a choice that is rejected by most Tibetan Buddhists.

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... The whereabouts of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima are unknown ... Those who claim Nyima as the 11th Panchen Lama call upon China to prove that he is safe and happy ... The Committee on the Rights of the Child requested to be told of Nyima's whereabouts on 28 May 1996 ...