We are deeply saddened to hear the news that Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner and unwavering champion of human rights and freedom for all oppressed people, passed away yesterday morning in China. In addition to keeping his illness a secret and denying him proper treatment, the Chinese authorities did not grant him his dying...Read More
The 41st session of the World Heritage Committee on Friday approved to put Tibet’s Kokoxili ( Hoh Xil in Chinese) on the World Heritage List as a natural site. Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) is outraged by the unjust decision of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (WHC) to approve China’s nomination of Kokoxili as...Read More
Press Contact: Dorjee Tseten, Students for a Free Tibet Asia Director, Taiwan Phone no. +886966219164 Hang Tung Chow, Hong Kong Democracy Activist, (852) 65016502 Lin Hsin, Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan, +886930019345 Taipei, Taiwan April 9, 2017 The first ever Tibet, Hong Kong, Taiwan Roundtable Conference was convened in Taipei, on April 7-9, 2017...Read More
I’m thrilled to inform you that the SFT International team has just landed in Taiwan for our first ever “Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan Round Table Conference.” This historic conference is the first gathering of like-minded activists and youth leaders from Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
PEN America and Students for a Free Tibet International are among seven groups asking President Donald Trump to voice human rights concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Florida beginning Thursday. In a joint statement, the organizations accuse China of ongoing religious repression, crackdowns on free speech, and wrongful imprisonment of those who express dissenting views.
We write to the US administration as a group of International US-based organizations advocating for human rights in China, Tibet, Southern Mongolia, East Turkestan, and other regions. For decades, we have provided successive US governments with a wide breadth of advocacy expertise and experience with respect to human rights in China. Today, during the Chinese...Read More