Human rights: Pannella, tomorrow I go to the UN to request to speak with China

"Last night, unexpectedly, I had to decide to go to New York tomorrow and for this reason, after having suspended my thirst strike three days ago, I had to concede to the doctors following me to start eating again in an almost normal manner. I have the intention, from tomorrow onwards, to dedicate my time mainly to the Radical Party and I go to New York, hoping to get in contact with China at the UN, and I hope they alerted the Chinese ambassadors", Marco Pannella said during his weekly conversation on Radio Radicale.


TIBETAN UPRISING DAY: Participation of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational & Transparty

Remembering the massacre of thousands of Tibetan citizens by the Chinese government on March 10th, 1959. On the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the insurgency of Lhasa, radical militants participated in the manifestations in Brussels, Florence, Rome and Turin.


Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-exile Lobsan Sangay to visit Rome on 24 and 25 October. Talks with Marco Pannella and public meeting at the headquarters of the Radical Party scheduled on October 25

Next 24 and 25 October the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-exile Lobsan Sangay will be in Rome for several meetings with local authorities, MPs and pro-Tibet groups.

Thursday 25 at 17 the Prime Minister will meet Marco Pannella and Matteo Mecacci MP, Chairman of the Tibet Intergroup of the Chamber of Deputies.


Dalai Lama censored by Italian TV news

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in the Italian region of Basilicata from June 24th-25th, for the “Peace City” project, strongly supported by Betty Williams, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
His stop in Italy was one of the few in Europe in which tibetan Buddhism’s spiritual leader delivered a public speech. During the ceremony, the Dalai Lama stood up for hugging Marco Pannella (Radical Party's historic leader) who was just metres from him, in front of a few thousands attendees.

NRPTT attended a vigil organised by the International Network International Campaign for Tibet

On 8th February the NRPTT attended a vigil organised by the International Network International Campaign for Tibet and the Tibetan Community in Belgium in response to the ongoing repression against the Tibetan people that since February 2009 has pushed 17 Tibetan monks to set themselves on fire in an attempt to demand freedom and the return of H. H. the Dalai Lama.

The event involved more than 50 cities around the world. The NRPTT has participated with its Antenna in the Brussels manifestation at Place de la Bourse.


Brussels Antenna: Open letter to Roberto Benigni and manifestation of solidarity with Tibet

A) On wednesday November 9th, activists and sympathizers of the Brussels Antenna of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty, sent and distributed a letter at the entrance of plenary room of the European Parliament addressed to Roberto Benigni before his participation in the meeting, "The Italian language as a factor of identity and national unity of Italy", organized by MEPs Mauro (PDL) and Sassoli (PD). The meeting was called to celebrate the 150 anniversary of the unification of Italy. The letter was also signed by Niccolò Rinaldi MEP.


No Chinese SIMs Found- Italian MP Visits Gyalwa Karmapa

 Dharamshala: The Karmapa Office of Administration has released a statement on Monday (7 February) expressing its immense gratitude to those who have shown their unwavering support for the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Rinpoche both within India and from around the world. The statement comes after Matteo Mecacci, a member of the Italian Parliament, paid a personal visit to the Karmapa yesterday at his residence in Dharamshala to show his support.


South African Parliament Discusses Tibet

South African MPs brought the 50th anniversary of Tibetan Democracy in exile to the attention of the parliament and issued an invitation to the Dalai Lama to visit the country. Freedom Front Plus MP Corné Mulder called on the ANC government to recognise Tibet as an autonomous region and to help find a solution to human rights abuses.


5th World Parliamentary Convention on Tibet - Introductory address by Matteo Mecacci


5th World Parliamentary Convention on Tibet
Italian Chamber of Deputies
Rome, 18-19 November, 2009


Introductory address by Matteo Mecacci, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Intergroup for Tibet
Nonviolent Radical Party, Trasnational and Transparty


Parliamentarians call for global action on Tibet climate change crisis

Press release, International Parliamentary Network on Tibet, December 14, 2009


Tibet The Rome Declaration on Tibet from the 5th World Parlamentarian Convention

The 5th World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet ended in Rome today with the adoption of the Rome Declaration on Tibet. The convention was attended by 133 Parliamentarians and associates from 30 Parliaments around the world and included an address by the Dalai Lama at the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament.

The Rome Declaration on Tibet can be found below.



The Fifth World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet, meeting in Rome on the 18th and 19th of November 2009 -


Tibet Dalai Lama: 149 parlamentarians sign welcome letter of Hon. Mecacci, Vernetti, Malan.

114 Parliamentarians have signed a letter welcoming the Dalai Lama to Rome for the World Parliamentarians Conference on Tibet, which opens tomorrow. The letter, initiated by Hon Matteo Mecacci (PD), President of the Parliamentary Inter-group for Tibet, espresses the hope that the Italian government will fully acknowledge the significance of the Dalai Lama’s tireless work in seeking a genuine autonomy and an end to repression in Tibet.


Tibet, Mecacci on 5th World Parlamentarian Convention on Tibet: stronger intenational support comes to the Tibetan people

Hon. Matteo Mecacci (Radicali-PD), President of the Parliamentary Inter-group for Tibet:

Two intense days of discussion and debate among tens of Italian and foreign MPs, along with the mandate to organize an international parlamentarians network, laid the basis for a political nonviolent initiative, aimed to preserve the truth about the Tibetan cause by involving the international institutions.




Since the renewal of direct contact with the Central Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) i
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