Global Action: Tibetan Independence Day

Feb 13, 2014 Commemorations

Tibetans and supporters across the world organized flag-raising ceremonies, concerts, teach-ins and protest actions at Chinese embassies and consulates to commemorate Tibetan Independence Day. We raised our flags high and unfurled images of the Tibet-China Treaty of 821-822 AD that clearly marks Tibet's historical boundary with China. This treaty is engraved on a stone pillar (Doring in Tibetan) that still stands outside the Jokhang Temple in Tibet's capital Lhasa today. Together, we challenged China’s propaganda about Tibetan history and strengthened the case for Tibetan self-determination on the global stage.

Take Action

Send a letter to the Chinese government to accept the truth of Tibet’s independent past and to end the illegal occupation of Tibet.
This is a simple but powerful action we can all take to help secure the legacy of Tibet's independent past and shape a future in which His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and all Tibetans can reunite in a free Tibet.

Read SFT's Press Release - https://www.studentsforafreetibet.org/media-center/press-releases/press-releases/global-events-commemorate-legacy-of-the-tibetan-empire-on-second-annual-tibetan-independence-day

Check out events from around the world:

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Hexham, UK

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Dharamshala, India
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Delhi, India - Freedom Concert

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London, UK

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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