Last week, as our team landed in Geneva, we started off with encouraging news. The UN High Commissioner, Prince Zeid al-Hussein, said in his opening statement at the Human Rights Council in Geneva that the deaths of Liu Xiaobo and Tenzin Delek “shocked many around the world”, and many such as Tashi Wangchuk are in various...Read More
Manhattan, New York: At 2:00PM August 25 at the Apple Store at 1981 Broadway, Students for a Free Tibet activists enacted a photo visualization of Apple CEO Tim Cook promoting persecution of political activists and censorship by China. The graphic and powerful image depicted Apple’s impact on political freedom online in Tibet and China.
SFT recently sent an appeal letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, urging him to re-allow VPNs so that Tibetans and other activists have a thin veil of protection when using the internet. Here is the full text of our letter: August 24, 2017 Chief Executive Officer Apple Inc. Dear Tim Cook, I write to...Read More
Press Contact: Dorjee Tseten, Executive Director, Students for a Free Tibet Phone: +1 6467533889 Email: email@example.com 18 Aug 2018, New York – On behalf of thousands of students and members across 35 countries, we strongly condemn Hong Kong’s jailing of 16 youth activists and student leaders this week for their involvement in Hong Kong’s democracy...Read More
As I pen my first message to you as Executive Director of Students for a Free Tibet, I feel deeply grateful and honored to be appointed to this important position of leadership within the Tibetan freedom struggle, especially at this critical time. I believe that with great obstacles come great opportunities for change and progress....Read More
On behalf of the Students for a Free Tibet International Board of Directors and staff, I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Dorjee Tseten as the new Executive Director of SFT. He has dedicated his life to promoting Tibetan freedom and human rights, and for over seven years, he has been on staff of...Read More