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
Tibetans and supporters worldwide commemorated Tibetan Independence Day on February 13 to celebrate Potala Palace, as a historical monument symbolic of Tibet's independent past. Students for a Free Tibet chapters around the world took part in the annual tradition of marking the day the 13th Dalai Lama of Tibet re-declared Tibetan independence after driving out officials of the Qing dynasty from Tibet. Events ranged from panel discussions on Potala Palace to Tibetan traditional dance,to concerts and festivals, to poetry readings and local outreach drives.
Free Tibet, an organization campaigning for freedom in Tibet based in the UK, recently acquired an inspiring letter from Jigme Guri, a recently released political prisoner who had served 5 years in total, in various prisons for ‘inciting splittism’ according to Chinese officials. Please see below the translated text from the original letter sent in Tibetan by...Read More